Deputy's Wife's Abduction Investigated

The Texas Rangers are investigating the abduction of a Madison County Sheriff's deputy's wife.
According to Madison County Sheriff Dan Duget, Trish Linebaugh was taken against her will from her home around 2 a.m. Saturday.

Officials say the suspect forced Linebaugh to drive her car down a county road.

After approximately 15 minutes, officials say the suspect got out of the car and told Linebaugh, this was just a warning.

Linebaugh, who was found about a mile from her home, only received a few scrapes and bruises, according to officials.

The suspect is only described as a white man who was wearing a baseball cap.

Texas Ranger, Jim Huggins confirmed he was investigating the abduction.
Trish Linebaugh is the wife of Madison County Sheriff's deputy Ivan Linebaugh.

If you have any information, you're asked to call Madison County Crime Stoppers at 936-348-3100.


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