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Harris County deputy suspended after striking handcuffed man after chase

A veteran Harris County Sheriffs Office Deputy will face disciplinary action and re-training after an incident that happened while a suspect was in custody.Deputy Tu Tran, currently assigned to the Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Task Force, will face a t… Continue reading

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Woman with F-Trump sticker adds Sheriff Troy Nehls to display on truck

The driver of a truck featuring a sticker with an expletive directed toward President Donald Trump made some new adjustements by adding, “F*** Troy Nehls and F*** You for Voting for Him” after being arrested on an unrelated, outstanding charge.Karen Fo… Continue reading

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Trial dates set for ex-deputy, husband charged in John Hernandez’s death

The trial dates have been set for a former Harris County deputy and her husband who were arrested in connection with the death of John Hernandez.Chauna Thompson, who was fired from the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, and her husband, Terry Thompson, we… Continue reading

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Former HPD officer accused of tampering with evidence makes first court appearance

Julissa Diaz has gone from HPD officer to former officer after she was accused of tampering with evidence related to narcotics.Diaz made her first court appearance early Friday morning. A source told Channel 2 News that a SWAT team arrested the 11-year… Continue reading

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Ex-HPD officer accused of tampering with evidence

A Houston police officer who works the night shift at the Clear Lake patrol station has found herself on the wrong side of the law. HPD officer Julissa Guzman Diaz is behind bars in the city jail. She’s charged with tampering with evidence related to n… Continue reading

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Harris County jailer accused of letting prisoner attack fellow inmate

A Harris County jailer is accused of giving a prisoner permission to attack a fellow inmate earlier this year, according to court documents obtained Sunday.The documents showed that Gene Ramirez, 27, was charged with official oppression in connection w… Continue reading

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HPD member arrested in massive prostitution, trafficking sting

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo and members of the HPD Vice Division announced Thursday the results of a sex buyers sting. A Houston Police Department “member” was arrested as a result of the sting, according to Acevedo. The name and exact position of… Continue reading

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Former HPD officer indicted in 2016 shooting of unarmed neighbor

Jason Loosmore, a former Houston Police Department officer, was indicted for an off-duty incident in which he shot and wounded a neighbor following an argument over a dog.Loosmore, 32, is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.”He used hi… Continue reading

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Man dies after being shot by deputy near Kingwood after chase

A man died Monday after being shot several times by a Montgomery County deputy after a chase that ended near Kingwood, according to authorities.The shooting was reported about 2 p.m. near Kingwood and Green Oak drives.According to Houston police, the d… Continue reading

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3 Harris County Sheriff’s Office employees indicted in assault cases

A grand jury indicted three Harris County Sheriff’s Office employees in separate assault cases dating back to 2015 and 2016, according to the Harris County District Attorney’s Office.Sgt. Marco Carrizales, 37, was indicted for aggravated assault by a p… Continue reading

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Hearing set for Friday in wrongful death suit in John Hernandez case

A hearing is scheduled for Friday in connection with the wrongful death lawsuit filed against a former Harris County deputy and her husband in the death of a man outside a Sheldon restaurant earlier this year.Attorneys for the family of John Hernandez … Continue reading

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Rape victim sues city of Houston over backlog of untested rape kits

A rape victim is filing a class-action lawsuit against the city of Houston over a backlog of untested rape kits.The woman claims the city did not test thousands of rape kits, and she said if the kits had been tested, her assault, and others, could have… Continue reading

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Former officer accused of stealing $2,400 from dead man indicted on theft charges

A former police officer was indicted for felony theft Wednesday.Linnard Crouch, 41, turned himself in to the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office at about 3:15 p.m.A former Texas City Police Department officer, Crouch is accused of stealing more than $2,4… Continue reading

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Brookshire mayor under scrutiny after turning himself in

The mayor of Brookshire surrendered after a warrant for his arrest was issued late last week, Channel 2 Investigates has learned.Eric Scott, mayor of the small town of approximately 5,500 people, was released on a personal recognizance bond, according … Continue reading

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Man shot to death by La Porte officer after refusing to drop shotgun

A man was killed by La Porte police Aug. 28 after pointing a shotgun at officers, authorities said.Just before midnight, police responded to reports of a disturbance between neighbors in the 3800 block of Barracuda Lane.When officers arrived, a man was… Continue reading

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Galveston deputy accused of assaulting girlfriend, investigators say

A 32-year-old Galveston County Sheriff’s Deputy was arrested for assaulting his 22-year-old girlfriend on Tuesday, according to investigators.Fred Boas and his girlfriend got into an argument at Boas’ apartment in the 200 block of Market Street on Aug…. Continue reading

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Former HPD officer among those arrested in prostitution sting

A former Houston police officer and more than 250 sex buyers and traffickers were arrested on prostitution charges during a monthlong sting by the Houston Police Department and the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.A national coalition of law enforcement … Continue reading

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Police: Chase that began in Houston ends with fatal crash in Stafford

A police chase in southwest Houston on Thursday ended in a fatal crash in Stafford, according to authorities.Houston police said the chase began in the 11000 block of South Sam Houston Parkway and ended in the 10200 block of West Airport Road.Police sa… Continue reading

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HPD officer relieved of duty after DWI charge, officials say

A Houston Police Department officer has been relieved of duty after being charged with DWI Tuesday.Stacey Ann Suro, 47, was relieved of duty with pay pending the outcome of an investigation, according to authorities.Suro was previously demoted from ser… Continue reading

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DNA evidence in 19-year-old case found in former Houston Forensic Science employee’s office

DNA evidence in a 19-year-old sexual assault case was found Wednesday in the Houston Forensic Science Center.Officials with the HFSC said it was found in a former staff member’s office.Officials said the employee analyzed the evidence in 2005. The evid… Continue reading

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