A man who sheriff's deputies say shot a man in a wheelchair from his car has turned himself in, the Harris County Sheriff's Office says.
The HCSO says Derrick Williams, 24, stopped his Buick Roadmaster in the 400 block of Cypress Avenue Friday in far northwest Harris County and began talking to a m ... More >>
HCSONorma Jean Clark: Cops say she was living for decades with a dark secretNorma Jean Clark, who was arrested earlier this year in the cold-case murder of her husband 23 years ago, is back in town.
Clark, 61, waived extradition and was booked into Harris County Jail yesterday, Sheriff's Off ... More >>
Franklin County SONorma Jean Clark, accused of murdering her husband in 1987Back in April 1987, when Edmund High Clark was found dead in his bedroom from a shot to the head and one in the back, his wife Norma Jean said she'd been sleeping in another room and was awakened by the shots.
She fl ... More >>
Photo courtesy HPDRichard Nutt, HCSO vet, charged with dealing cokeHarris County Sheriff's Deputy Richard Nutt, who we're sure has heard all the jokes he cares to about his name, has been arrested and charged with trying to sell two kilos of cocaine.
Only a summary of the case is available, ... More >>
Photo courtesy HCSOHenry Fairlie: Trying to keep the customers satisfiedThe concierge service at the Harris County Jail just got a little more inadequate: a detention officer has been arrested and charged with trying to deliver drugs and contraband into the facility.Note to incarcerated customers ... More >>
Dennis Ray Anderson, murderer, takes his own lifeDennis Ray Anderson, the dangerous, hotly pursued convicted murderer who left a female corpse in a barrel in his back yard here, has been found hanged to death in a Florida motel room.Christina Garza of the Harris County Sheriff's Office says Frida ... More >>
Joseph Walker, XXXLHouston has been transfixed with the livin' large antics of the XXXL Bandit, the roly-poly bank robber who was a modern-day cross between Charlie Weis and (Not So) Pretty Boy Floyd.The run -- the waddle? -- is over. The Harris County Sheriff's Office has announced today they ca ... More >>
Harris County Commissioner Jerry Eversole says he'd be indicted if he behaved like Sheriff Adrian Garcia. Updated with reaction from the Sheriff's Office.Harris County Commissioner Jerry Eversole implied at meeting earlier today that the county's sheriff, Adrian Garcia, acted improperly and waste ... More >>
Running away from an HCSO deputy is fatalThe Harris County Sheriff's Office says its homicide unit will investigate the death of a man who was tasered by one of their deputies and died after hitting his head in a fall.HCSO says the man, whose identity is being withheld pending notification of his ... More >>
This mugshot would be highly secret information in Harris County, says the sheriffHarris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia's office has announced a new policy where they will no longer provide the media -- or you, the public -- with mugshots of arrested people until they have been convicted of a crime ... More >>
courtesy of HCSOAaron StellyLove is strong as death; jealousy is cruel as the grave.
-- BibleIt was around a quarter to 10 at night on St. Patrick's Day when Mark Collins pulled into a motel along the North Freeway, not far from George Bush Intercontinental Airport. As he exited his car, there wa ... More >>
The word went forth at 9:30 this morning. Christina Garza, spokesperson for Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia, e-mailed reporters to tell them of a new development."Sheriff Announces Employee Bill of Rights," read the e-mail header.Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia has developed an Employee B ... More >>
There may be a new sheriff in town, but the jail lawsuits keep coming.Relatives of a 44-year-old woman who died in custody in January 2008 sued the county today, saying jail employees ignored her severe leg pain for three days and taunted her until she died.Margarita Saavedra, a grandmother, was ... More >>
It is not against the law to feed the homeless. Nor does this require a permit.
Deputy T. McGilbray of the Harris County Sheriff's Office was apparently unaware of this during his patrol on July 19, when he interrupted a local church group's weekly Sunday afternoon homeless outreach in James ... More >>