Texas Department of Criminal Justice

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Name: Texas Department of Criminal Justice
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Sheriff’s Office seeking information on sex offender

BEAUMONT — The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a registered sex offender that has absconded from his registered address.With the start of the school year, the Sheriff’s Office believes it is imperative ... [Published Port Arthur News - 23 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Man strikes plea deal before facing trial for 7 felony counts

Christopher Lee Sookraj was convicted of the first degree felony offense of aggravated sexual assault of a disabled individual and was sentenced to 39 years in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.PANHANDLE, TEXAS -- ... [Published ConnectAmarillo.com - 18 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Sheriff's Office Spokesperson: it's imperative that sex offender be found

A spokesperson for the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office said with the start of the school year it is imperative that deputies find a registered sex offender who has absconded.Carl Wade Lowe was convicted in 2004 for Indecency with a Child and was sentenced ... [Published 12 News Now - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Our 9 Favorite Feature Stories This Week: A Hermit, The Science Guy, And A Murder On The Mosquito Coast

This week for BuzzReads, Tim Stelloh and Freda Moon investigate a real estate deal gone very wrong on the isolated coast of Nicaragua. Read that and these other great stories. Murder and Manifest Destiny on the Mosquito Coast — BuzzFeed Fifteen ... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Suspect identified in connection with $10 million marijuana field found in Sugar Land area park

Due west of Sugar Land Regional Airport’s runways, an ongoing law enforcement investigation has uncovered around 10,000 marijuana plants growing in the 750-acre Cullinan Park Conservancy. Authorities are now searching for two suspects who escaped during ... [Published Sugar Land Sun - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

David Bonilla Headed To Prison

9 minutes 5 seconds ago by Bart Bedsole - bbedsole@kristv.comCORPUS CHRISTI - Former attorney David Bonilla is now at the McKinzie Jail Annex and will soon head to prison after violating his probation.Three years ago, Bonilla was convicted of Theft and ... [Published KRIS-TV - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

KHOU: Fort Bend Sheriff finds Marijuana field near Sugar Land Airport

A large field of marijuana was discovered in Fort Bend County on Tuesday, according to our news partner, KHOU Channel 11.A tip to undercover officers led them to the field that spreads across several acres off Highway 6 near the Sugar Land Regional A ... [Published Fort Bend Southwest Star - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Welcome Chief

The City of Hutto officially welcomed Earl Morrison, Jr. as its new police chief on Monday. Morrison will be joined in the Hutto community by his wife, Penny and their three children Mallory, Mackenzie and Max.He most recently served in the City of Deer ... [Published Hutto News - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 2 reports

Texas forced to pay $1,500 per dose of execution drug after activists pressure main supplier to stop selling it

HOUSTON — Texas is paying four times more for its execution drugs from a new supplier, putting it in line with a local consumer rate but well below the cost in at least one other death penalty state. The prison agency in the nation’s busiest death penalty ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 2 reports

Two alleged drug manufacturers arrested in Cherokee County

Two alleged Cherokee County drug manufacturers were arrested within the past week.A Cuney man was arrested Friday and faces a list of charges including three counts of manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance.Jimmy Lee Woods, 51, was arrested ... [Published Tyler Morning Telegraph - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Man found guilty of kidnapping

Others enter pleas in District CourtSeveral have recently entered pleas during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings.Sylvester Ramon pleaded no contest to kidnapping, a third degree felony. The incident occurred on Oct. 8, 2011 and he was found guilty ... [Published Sweetwater Reporter - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

336th District Court Felony Dispositions for July, 2014

Richard Glaser, Criminal District Attorney, released a list of people who entered into plea agreements with his office during the July dockets before Judge Laurine Blake of the 336 th District Court of Fannin County .   The following individuals either ... [Published North Texas e-News - Aug 06 2014]

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"This defendant received a long sentence for the sexual acts he performed on two young females," said Inman. "This plea was for our victims who had to undergo multiple instances of sexual abuse at the hands of this predator and courageously came forward and stuck with us throughout this stressful process."
The story of Jared Lorenzen, a former NFL quarterback, still struggling as his weight rises well past 300 lbs.: "When you're fat, every day is a prompt to start your life over. Lorenzen has a new office, a new apartment, a new life after football. He's a Super Bowl champion, a cult hero, a father of two. Now he has to try to be a man." Read it at ESPN the Magazine
But mostly: Who in the Pentagon approved these transfers? Defense spokesman John Kirby told reporters this week that the equipment "is made available to law enforcement agencies, if they want it and if they qualify for it." That statement suggests that someone in the Pentagon looked at an application from Buena Vista County for five grenade launchers and did not bat an...
The document also states Bonilla "admitted to a Corpus Christi Police Department Detective that he practiced law on October 15, 2013."

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Man strikes plea deal before facing trial for 7... [Published ConnectAmarillo.com - 18 hours ago]
Sheriff’s Office seeking information on sex off... [Published Port Arthur News - 23 hours ago]
Sheriff's Office Spokesperson: it's imperative ... [Published 12 News Now - 23 hours ago]
The Transformative Effects of Bearing Witness [Published Pacific Standard - Aug 26 2014]
Changes bring drop in Texas executions [Published News-Journal - Aug 26 2014]
Ballot released for first election under 10-ONE... [Published Daily Texan - Aug 25 2014]
Authorities seek new leads in search for body [Published Brownsville Herald - Aug 24 2014]
Our 9 Favorite Feature Stories This Week: A Her... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Aug 23 2014]
Suspect identified in connection with $10 milli... [Published Sugar Land Sun - Aug 22 2014]
10 Insane Things the Pentagon Gave to Local Law... [Published Government Executive - Aug 21 2014]
Destructive burglar caught in Florida [Published Mount Pleasant Daily Tribune - Aug 21 2014]
A New Trend in Divorce Petitions: Alleging Faul... [Published Texas Lawyer - Aug 21 2014]
David Bonilla Headed To Prison [Published KRIS-TV - Aug 21 2014]
KHOU: Fort Bend Sheriff finds Marijuana field n... [Published Fort Bend Southwest Star - Aug 21 2014]
Welcome Chief [Published Hutto News - Aug 20 2014]
Officers find field with $1 million in pot plan... [Published Springfield News-Leader - Aug 20 2014]
Suspects living in huge pot grow field sought b... [Published KTRK TV - Aug 19 2014]
Newly improved: $35M jail expansion nears end [Published Tyler Morning Telegraph - Aug 19 2014]
Lubbock man gets life sentence for smoke shop a... [Published Lubbock Online - Aug 19 2014]
Montgomery man pleads guilty in ‘motorcycle noi... [Published Conroe Courier - Aug 18 2014]
Guilty pleas for Monday, Aug. 18, 2014 [Published My West Texas - Aug 18 2014]
Texas seminary gives inmates purpose and hope [Published Malay Mail - Aug 16 2014]
Jury sentences man who shot victim in face to p... [Published Daily Sentinel - Aug 16 2014]
Probation for man who shot victim in face [Published Daily Sentinel - Aug 16 2014]
Wanted man found in closet with pistol on his lap [Published Waller County News Citizen - Aug 16 2014]
Athletic trainer indicted for improper relation... [Published Waller County News Citizen - Aug 16 2014]
Texas forced to pay $1,500 per dose of executio... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 15 2014]
Execution Drug Cost Quadruples for Texas Prisons [Published TIME.com - Aug 15 2014]
A seminary behind bars seeks to change Texas pr... [Published WTAQ News Talk - Aug 15 2014]
Houston man sentenced to 45 years in prison for... [Published Spring Observer - Aug 15 2014]
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Our 9 Favorite Feature Stories This Week: A Her... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Aug 23 2014]
This week for BuzzReads, Tim Stelloh and Freda Moon investigate a real estate deal gone very wrong on the isolated coast of Nicaragua. Read that and these other great stories. Murder and Manifest Destiny on the Mosquito Coast — BuzzFeed Fifteen ...
Texas forced to pay $1,500 per dose of executio... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 15 2014]
HOUSTON — Texas is paying four times more for its execution drugs from a new supplier, putting it in line with a local consumer rate but well below the cost in at least one other death penalty state. The prison agency in the nation’s busiest death penalty ...
Execution Drug Cost Quadruples for Texas Prisons [Published TIME.com - Aug 15 2014]
(HOUSTON) — Texas is paying four times more for its execution drugs from a new supplier, putting it in line with a local consumer rate but well below the cost in at least one other death penalty state. The prison agency in the nation’s busiest death ...
Technological Disaster - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Jul 20 2014]
EDIS Number: AC-20140720-44600-USA Date / time: 20/07/2014 04:39:20 [UTC] Event: Technological Disaster Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Texas Location: Diboll [Diboll Correctional Center] Number of Deads: N/A Number of ...
Texas Reverses Course on Government Transparency [Published Burnt Orange Report - May 30 2014]
Yesterday, the Office of Attorney General Greg Abbott issued an order that defends secrecy at the expense of open government - reversing the position his office took in multiple prior opinions over the last six years.  In so doing, the Attorney General's ...
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