Conroe, April 23 – Sergeant Carrie Sample, the transport sergeant who followed former Captain Oliver Coward’s order to take his continuing education and certification for him, has resigned from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office effective this morning. Sergeant Sample had experienced disciplinary issues on at least one previous occasion, according to multiple sources who spoke with The Golden Hammer.
On Friday, April 20, this newspaper broke the story about Captain Coward’s continuing education and certification with the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. Captain Coward, who had a long and illustrious career with the Sheriff’s Office and who was the Jail Administrator, resigned around mid-day on Friday. On Sunday, April 22, this newspaper identified Sergeant Sample.
Substantial controversy continues to swirl around the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office “leadership team.” There are at least two pending investigations involving Chief Deputy Ken Culbreath. There are similar issues involving at least two other Captains in the Sheriff’s Office.
Sheriff Rand Henderson does appeared focused on the foregoing issues and has assured numerous individuals within the Sheriff’s Office that he is working to get the County department back on a positive track at its highest levels.