Tag Archives: COURTS

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CONROE POLICE OFFICER GETS PROBATION FOR FATAL SHOOTING

A Conroe police sergeant who was convicted this week for fatally shooting an alleged shoplifter last year, was given a probated sentence for the incident. Thirty-year old Sgt. Jason Blackwelder…

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THREE YEAR SENTENCE FOR AGGRAVATED ASSAULT

A 47-year old Brenham man who pointed a pistol at a man trying to talk to him, has been sentenced to three years in prison after this week’s session of the…

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CONVICTED MURDERER SEEKS TO OVERTURN DEATH SENTENCE

Convicted murderer John Thuesen was in a Brazos County courtroom Tuesday, appealing his death sentence for killing his ex-girlfriend Rachel Joiner and her brother Travis in March of 2009.  The…

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AUSTIN COUNTY DWI INDICTMENTS

Austin County District Attorney Travis Koehn says the most recent session of the county’s grand jury had at least two felony cases of driving while intoxicated. He says this happens…

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BLUNDERS LEAD TO FELONY CONVICTIONS IN THIS WEEK’S SESSION OF THE 21ST DISTRICT COURT

Assistant District Attorney Eric Berg said Tuesday’s session of the 21st district court had a number of cases in which the defendants blundered into major crimes. Berg cites the case…

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‘MELTDOWN’ LEADS TO CRIMINAL MISCHEIF CONVICTION

Assistant District Attorney Eric Berg says a Fourth of July weekend ‘meltdown’ led to a conviction  for criminal mischief for a 27-year old Brenham man in this week’s session of…

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THREE INDICTED FOR CHILD ENDANGERMENT

A Somerville man and two women from Brenham were indicted on four counts of child endangerment in this week’s session of the district court grand jury. Washington County Sheriff’s Deputies…

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NAVASOTA SCHOOL TEACHER SENTENCED

A 39-year old elementary school teacher in Navasota pled guilty to indecency with a five-year old girl and was sentenced to two years in prison in a Grimes County court…

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AUSTIN COUNTY GRAND JURY HANDS DOWN SEVERAL INDICTMENTS

An Austin County man was indicted for multiple offenses, involving burglary and theft in this week’s session of the Austin County grand jury. District Attorney Travis Koehn says Nicholas George…

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FEDERAL JUDGE TEXAS PRISONS DENY MUSLIM RIGHTS

A federal judge has ruled that the Texas prison system has violated the rights of Muslim prisoners by making it impossible to practice their religion. U.S. District Court Judge Kenneth…

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