Tag Archives: COURTS

AUSTIN COUNTY MAN INDICTED FOR TRAFFIC DEATH

A 34-year old Austin County man could spend up to 20 years in prison if convicted of intoxication assault with a vehicle charges. Austin County District Attorney Travis Koehn says…

BRENHAM WOMAN ON TRIAL FOR BURGLARY

Jury selection has begun in the trial of a 51-year old Brenham woman charged with burglarizing a home with the intent to steal jewelry. Jan Renee Folterman has a criminal…

MACHETE ATTACK NETS A FOUR YEAR PRISON SENTENCE

A man who attacked his female companion with a machete last October will spend the next four years in prison after this week’s session of the 21st district court. Assistant…

TRIAL SET TO BEGIN MONDAY FOR NAVASOTA LIQUOR STORE ROBBERY AND MURDER

Nearly four years after the robbery of a Navasota liquor store that killed the Brenham man who owned and operated it,  the chief suspect is expected to go on trial…

COMMUNITY POLICING LEADS TO BURGLARY CONVICTIONS AND SENTENCES

‘Good old community policing” led to the conviction and sentencing of co-defendants in a series of auto burglary cases at Brenham hotels in this week’s session of the 21st district…

WOMAN SENTENCED FOR MAKING NEARLY $9300 IN FRAUDLENT CREDIT CARD CHARGES

A 37-year old Bellville woman who made nearly $9300 worth of fraudulent charges on a family member’s credit card, then posted the illegal purchases on facebook, was sentenced in this…

CENTRAL TEXAS POLICE SERGEANT SENTENCED FOR PLANTING DRUGS

A one-time Madisonville police sergeant has been sentenced for planting drugs on suspects. A jury in Brazos County convicted Jeffrey Convington of retaliation  this week.  Covington will receive probation and…

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…

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…

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…