Houston police officer, charged, sued in fatal drunk driving crash

A wrongful death lawsuit was filed last week against Houston Police Officer James Combs, who was allegedly driving while intoxicated on Aug. 12 when his car struck and killed a single father near Richmond. Houston attorney Randy Sorrels is representing the parents of Brian Manring, 36, the father of an 8-year old daughter, who was […]

AGGRAVATED ROBBERY

The Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers will pay a cash reward for information that leads to the arrest of two men involved in an Aggravated Robbery. At about 7 p.m. Monday, July 18, Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to Papa Murphy’s Pizza, located in the 11600 block of Hwy. 6 South in […]

POLICE HUNT FOR KILLER

The Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers will pay a cash reward for information that leads to the arrest of a perpetrator involved in a homicide case in July. At 11:30 p.m. Saturday, July 30, 2016, Stafford Police officers responded to the 5000 block of Grove West in reference to an unknown type of disturbance. Once […]

MAN CHARGED WITH KIDNAPPING

Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a man who abducted a woman Monday night. At 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8, sheriff’s office deputies responded to a report of an aggravated kidnapping and auto theft that occurred in the area of Mason Road and the Grand Parkway. The 49-year-old female victim reported being abducted as […]

Home burglary

The Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers will pay a cash reward for information that leads to the arrest of two men involved in a home burglary. At about 1 a.m. Friday, July 29, Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to a residence, located in the 16900 block of Jeanna Ridge Court in the […]

HPD officer arrested for intoxicated manslaughter

James Combs

  The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal head-on collision that occurred Friday morning near FM 1464 near Richmond. At 6:26 a.m. on Aug. 12, sheriff’s deputies were called to the scene of a crash at the intersection of Beechnut and Westmoor. Deputies found one man fatally injured as a result of […]

Man sentenced for assaults in park

Miguel Angel Velasquez was convicted of aggravated assault on a public servant and sexual assault on July 12 after pleading guilty to both charges. The 27-year old Houston man appeared before 400th District Court Judge Maggie Jaramillo and was sentenced to a 25-year prison term in an agreement with prosecutors. The charges stemmed from an […]

Identity thief, credit card counterfeiter sentenced to 20 years

Osdanay Gascon, a counterfeit credit card manufacturer, was sentenced to 20 years prison on June 20 by Judge Chad Bridges of the 240th District Court. Gascon, a 37-year-old Houston-area man, was sentenced for engaging in organized criminal activity and for fraudulent use or possession of identifying information, both first-degree felonies. Gascon was one of more […]

CRIMESTOPPERS 07/06/16

Sheriff’s office warns of phone scam Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers will pay a cash reward for information that leads to the arrest of the perpetrator(s) involved in phone call scams. The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office received information that an unknown man has been contacting people by phone, claiming he works for the sheriff’s office. […]

Man gets 70 years in child sex assault case

Nathan Maxwell was sentenced to 70 years in prison for aggravated sexual assault of a child and another 20 years for sexual assault of a child on May 26 following a punishment trial in which Maxwell pled guilty and requested a Fort Bend County jury asses his punishment. The 36-year-old Baytown man was tried and […]

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