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 […]


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 […]

Stings net 19 on child porn, solicitation charges

A multi-agency effort aimed at perpetrators who seek sex with children or possess child pornography reaped 20 men who were arrested in connection with Operation Broken Heart. The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office operation was part of a larger Internet Crimes Against Children Taskforce initiative to identify and arrest persons engaging in the online sexual […]

Images of burglary suspects caught on home surveillance video

Sugar Land police are searching for three men seen on surveillance video breaking into a home in the 13800 block of Abbey Lane on May 24 just before 2 p.m. The homeowner said he left for work at 8 a.m. and found his front door open and damaged when he returned at 5 p.m. A […]

DA’s office goes three for three in DWI trials

The Fort Bend County District Attorney’s Office Misdemeanor Division went three for three last week – winning all of their driving while intoxicated jury trials. Jeremiah Allen Rios, Ryan Glick, and William Foster III were each convicted by juries in separate trials for driving while intoxicated and sentenced on May 26. Rios, a 31-year-old Rosenberg […]

18-year-old woman arrested in murder case

An arrest has been made in a Fort Bend County murder case. Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office detectives, the Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Task Force and the Texas Rangers arrested Monserrat Carrillo-Castilla, 18, of Missouri City in connection with the March 6 murder of Willie Honable. The incident occurred in the 25600 block of Ellerbe […]

Richmond man gets 10 years in drug trial

A 268th District Court jury sentenced Jermaine Nolan Bradley to 10 years in prison on May 6 after convicting him of possession of a controlled substance in a drug free zone. The 31-year-old Richmond man was prosecuted for possessing crack cocaine found in his car after a traffic accident he had one year ago. According […]

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