Waller County Sheriff's Department

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2009

    Lawsuit Claims Private Home For Disabled Housed "One Big Orgy"

    Willow River Farms, a private group home for the mentally retarded and physically disabled in Brookshire, turned into a place where "residents would gather in groups and have sex with multiple partners at the same time," and the atmosphere was described as "one big orgy" by a former employee, accord ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2008

    Waller County Sheriff's Race: Grenades & Gun-Toting Campaign Managers

    There's a pretty interesting election going on for boss of the sheriff's department in Waller County, a mostly rural area on the western border of Harris County. The elected candidate will be the first new sheriff in two decades, because long-time sheriff Randy Smith is retiring. The candidates are: ... More >>

  • News

    January 12, 1995

    Killer Behind the Badge

    Susan White complained to friends and authorities about Deputy Joseph Kent McGowen, but nobody listened. Then he killed her.