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Carol Darling
Deputy Sheriff

300 S. Jackson St
Waxahachie, TX  75165

Ph: (972) 825-4967
Fx: (972) 825-4941

8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Monday - Friday

Effective March 1st, 2010, the Ellis County Sheriff's Office will be posting Notices of Estray Livestock on this website.

Pursuant to Chapter 4, Title 121, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, lawfully impounded livestock will be sold at public auction on the date and time posted on this page of the Official Ellis County website. If you have knowledge of someone who may be missing livestock, please check the Estray-Auction page of this website. If this could possibly be your animal, contact the Civil Division of the Ellis County Sheriff's Office at 972-825-4967. No other Notice will be published.

Other personal or real property may be listed on this website for auction.



Case Number:  15- 15113

Date:  November 12, 2015 

On the 6th day of November  A.D. 2015, I impounded the below described estray:

Animal Type:   Horse                              Breed: Quarter Horse / Paint

Color:  Brown/White/black Paint            Sex: female / mare

Age:  unknown / adult                            Size:  approx 14 hands

Brand, Earmark, Identifying Characteristics:  wearing black halter; black dorsal stripe; back legs mostly white

Location of the Estray when impounded:  2600 blk F.M. 983, Ferris  /near Batchler Road   Reporting Party :  Renee Ricks

And, on the 12th   day of November A.D. 2015 I filed NOTICE OF ESTRAY with the Ellis County Clerk’s office of Ellis County, Texas. I have made a diligent search of the register of recorded brands in Ellis County for the owner of the Estray, but the search did not reveal the owner.- N/A – no brands on horse .

Notice is hereby given that if the ownership of said Estray is not determined by the 24th day of November  A.D. 2015, said Estray will be sold at Public Auction/Sheriff’s sale at 10:15 am  located at:  Ellis County Station 2, 130 Hoyt Rd, Waxahachie, Texas.

Be prepared to remove the Estray from the location immediately if you are the winning bidder.  Bring a trailer.


BEFORE ME, the undersigned authority on the 12th day of November A.D. 2015 personally appeared Deputy C.Darling #253  in and for Ellis County Texas who being duly sworn deposes and says: That on the 6th day of November A.D. 2015, I was notified of the above described livestock was running at large in Ellis County Texas at the above described location and pursuant to the stock laws of the State of Texas, Chapter 4, Title 121 Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, impounded said livestock same being impounded at the above described location.

Sheriff, Ellis County Texas

   By: C. Darling  #253
Deputy Sheriff, Ellis County

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