Harris County to Hire Eight Public Defenders for Bail Hearings

Harris County to Hire Eight Public Defenders for Bail Hearings

Harris County Commissioners voted May 29th to add eight new positions to the county’s public defender office in response to the backlash from people regarding jailing people if they can’t pay their bail before their trial. Starting July 1st a public defender will be...
New Errors in Criminal Cases, Same Old Story in Harris County

New Errors in Criminal Cases, Same Old Story in Harris County

The Harris County, Texas District Attorney’s office has announced that ever since 2015, a Houston crime scene investigator made errors in an astonishing number of investigations—65 total criminal cases to be exact. The jaw dropping numbers provided by the Harris...
87 Arrested in Houston During Super Bowl ‘No Refusal’ Weekend

87 Arrested in Houston During Super Bowl ‘No Refusal’ Weekend

Law enforcement officers throughout Montgomery County arrested almost 90 people over two weekends for driving while intoxicated. Officers were working non-stop to obtain blood withdrawal warrants to test the blood alcohol content of people they had pulled over. No...
DWI Number One Crime Committed In Montgomery County

DWI Number One Crime Committed In Montgomery County

As many as 2,500 DWI cases are reported in Montgomery County every year. According to statistics from the Texas Transportation Institute there were 624 DUI-related crashes in the county and 21 fatal crashes in 2015 alone. According to Texas law, a person commits the...