D.A. Kim Ogg Pledges to Keep Marijuana Users Out of Prison

D.A. Kim Ogg Pledges to Keep Marijuana Users Out of Prison

At Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg’s swearing in on January 2nd, she introduced some marijuana friendly views that come as good news for many in 2017. “All misdemeanor possession of marijuana cases will be diverted around jail,” Ogg said. While Ogg does not...

How Public Is My Arrest Information?

Whenever someone is arrested in the State of Texas, several different agencies create documents to record the event. Some of the documents are not readily available for the public to view; however, there are others that are available for anyone who is interested. For...

Houston’s Prison System Shrinking Thanks to Rehabilitation Programs

Back in July, prison systems throughout the state of Texas saw its lowest headcount in the span of five years despite the population of the state itself growing. Based on numbers released by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, there are currently just over...

212 People Plead Guilty Based on Faulty Roadside Drug Tests

A total of 212 individuals in Harris County, Texas have pled guilty to drug possession charges, despite the fact that that laboratory tests found absolutely no drugs in samples that came up positive during roadside drug tests that were conducted. These results were...