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Carol Darling
Deputy Sheriff

300 S. Jackson St
Waxahachie, TX  75165

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

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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:  16- 03923

Date:  March 30, 2016

On the 25th day of March A.D. 2016, I impounded the below described estray:

Animal Type:     Horses                          Breed: Quarter Horse

Color:  sorrel with white sock on back legs    Sex:   gelding  

Age:  unknown / young adult             Size:  approx 15 hands

Brand, Earmark, Identifying Characteristics:    some white markings on face

Location of the Estray when impounded:  FM 1182 & Gentry Rd,  Ennis / Alma 
Reporting Party :  Deputy Santos

And, on the 30th  day of March A.D. 2016 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  

Notice is hereby given that if the ownership of said Estray is not determined by the 21st day of April A.D. 2016, said Estray will be sold at Public Auction/Sheriff’s sale at 10:00 am  located at:  Ellis County Law Enforcement Center, 2272 F.M. 878, 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 30th day of  March A.D. 2016 personally appeared Deputy C.Darling #253  in and for Ellis County Texas who being duly sworn deposes and says: I have on the 25th  day of March A.D. 2016, 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

SWORN TO AND SUBSCRIBED before me on this _30th _day of_March_A.D. 2016.

                         (seal)                            Notary Public ___Mindy Schwalm_________


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BY VIRTUE OF AN ORDER OF SALE  issued out of the 443rd District Court of Ellis County, Texas, in a certain cause numbered #92807 .  On the 17th day of March A.D. 2016 , styled:  Joe Sifuentes vs. Pedro Valles , to me, as Sheriff directed and delivered, I have levied on a one-half undivided interest of Pedro Valles upon this 31st day of March A.D. 2016 and will between the hours of 10:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. at approximately 10:10 am on the first Tuesday in May A.D. 2016 , it being the 3rd of said month, at the historic County Courthouse, 101 W. Main St, Waxahachie, of said Ellis County, proceed to sell at public auction to the highest bidder, for cash in hand, all right, title and interest, if any, which the defendant had on the 31st day of March A.D. 2016 , or at any time thereafter, of and in the following described property:

Lots 30 and 31, Ennis East Estates, in Ellis County, Texas, according to the plat thereof recorded in Cabinet B, Slide 6, Relocated to Cabinet B, Slide 99, plat records, Ellis County, Texas, as affected by Affidavit in Volume 2105, page 2335, Official Public RecJohnny D.Brown,  Sheriff ords, Ellis County, Texas. Property is commonly known as 2263 FM 1182, Ennis. ECAD ID # 150295, approx. 1.58 acres.   

Said property is levied on as the one-half undivided interest property of Pedro Valles and will be sold to satisfy the judgment for 17,933.30 Dollars, plus all costs of the suit.

GIVEN UNDER MY HAND on this 31st day of March A.D. 2016 .




Ellis County, Texas




By C. Darling #253