Malakoff man arrested in Van Zandt County on three warrants for child sex offenses

Crime & Public Safety

VAN ZANDT COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – Van Zandt County Sheriff Steve Hendrix and his team arrested Brent Lee Smith on three warrants out of Van Zandt County.

According to the Van Zandt County Sheriff’s Office, Smith is a registered sex offender out of Henderson County from a previous conviction. Smith has been charged with indecency with a child, aggravated sexual assault of a child and continuous sexual abuse of a young child. Combined, Smith’s bonds are set at $650,000.

“As I have stated before, we will not allow our children and grandchildren to be victimized in Van Zandt County. We will continue to investigate and make arrests where the facts and proof exists”

– Sheriff Hendrix, Van Zandt County

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