Councilman Gets No-Billed Over Evading-Arrest Charge

Jarvis Johnson: One bit of trouble out of the way

A grand jury has declined to indict councilmember Jarvis Johnson on charges he evaded arrest during a June traffic stop,

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A Houston police officer tried to pull Jarvis over for speeding on the Eastex Freeway; the cop claimed Jarvis refused to stop. Jarvis insisted he stopped as soon as feasible, about five blocks later, in a youth center his family runs.

The good news for the controversy-ridden Jarvis doesn't erase the other big thing he's facing: an investigation into whether he improperly steered city contracts to a supporter.


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