A man was arrested and charged last week for allegedly making threats about the Fort Bend County Fair and Rodeo, according to the sheriff’s office.
A Richmond man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for his role in a multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme that defrauded more than 70 victims over a three-year period, according to the Fort Bend County District Attorney’s Office.
A man is dead and another arrested after a fatal shooting following a two-vehicle car crash last week, according to the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office.
A Richmond man has been arrested and accused of selling fraudulent CPR certifications as part of a seven-year fraud scheme, local authorities announced Thursday morning.
A Missouri City man has been sentenced to 11 years in prison in connection to an online sex trafficking ring that involved at least some underage girls, becoming the second person sentenced in connection to the scheme, the Fort Bend County District Attorney's Office announced last week.
Last month, officials with the Fort Bend County District Attorney’s Office and several law enforcement agencies announced they’d joined together to target and take down illicit massage businesses in the county. But a follow-up open records request has shown that, thus far, the operation has yet to result in any arrests or charges.
A man accused of defrauding elderly people, including some in Fort Bend County, out of thousands of dollars has pleaded guilty to several federal charges, according to Angela Dodge, spokesperson for the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
The 81-year-old woman who became the victim in a homicide investigation was beaten and strangled to death, according to the Fort Bend County Medical Examiner's Office.
Sheriff Eric Fagan recently announced that, after 14 years, investigators had finally tracked down the identity of the dead man found at a coal-fired power plant.
The mastermind behind the 2016 killing of a teenager at a park in Missouri City as part of an effort to silence him as a witness in a murder trial has been sentenced to life in prison, according to a Thursday news release from the Harris County District Attorney’s Office.
An autopsy has found that the well-known Instagram model who was killed last week in Richmond died of strangulation and traumatic concussions, according to the Fort Bend County Medical Examiner’s Office.
A Fort Bend County man has been sentenced to 55 years in prison for sexually assaulting a child back in 2018, according to the District Attorney’s Office.
A Houston man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for his role in the January 2020 auto-pedestrian crash that led to the death of an 81-year-old woman, according to prosecutors.
A woman who allegedly called 911 and reported her husband had been accidentally shot was later arrested and charged with murder in connection to the man’s death, Missouri City police allege.
Even aside from the specter of a Fort Bend County investigation, the owner has already been accused in an elaborate, multi-million dollar fraud scheme involving the Katy business, according to federal charging documents.
Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office deputies are investigating a shooting in the parking lot of a Whole Foods Market store near Cinco Ranch, officials confirmed Wednesday.
Deputies with the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office and several other agencies are investigating reports that a sergeant with the office shot a man while working a private security job in Needville over the weekend, according to a news release.
Houston police say they are seeking a person of interest in the fatal shooting of a man who was found inside a home in the Harris County portion of Missouri City earlier this week.
A former Fort Bend ISD teacher was charged with four counts of cruelty to non-livestock animals, according to Fort Bend County court documents filed April 28.
Local authorities are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man suspected of committing multiple burglaries in Sugar Land over the last five months.
A Harris County grand jury declined to indict a sheriff’s deputy on April 30 for the 2020 fatal shooting of Missouri City resident Joshua Johnson, a news release from the Harris County District Attorney’s Office said.
According to HCDAO, 24-year-old Douglas Alexander Herrera-Hernandez has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for his role in the shooting and killing of 16-year-old Estuar Quinonez last year at Buffalo Run Park in Missouri City.
A Richmond home healthcare owner has been arrested and charged with making false statements in an attempt to defraud Medicare, according to a Monday news release from the United States Department of Justice (DOJ).
While thefts, burglaries and the overall crime rate in Sugar Land declined to what city officials said was the “lowest on record” last year, the number of homicides in the city increased, according to a report from the Sugar Land Police Department (SLPD).
A Sugar Land mother stopped an attempted home invasion Friday morning when she shot the suspect in the chest, according to the Sugar Land Police Department (SLPD).
By Landan Kuhlmann LKuhlmann@fortbendstar.com The FBI’s Violent Crime Task Force and the Sugar Land Police Department are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man responsible for a December bank robbery in Sugar Land. The suspect is described as a 5-foot-10 white or Middle Eastern man with a thin build, according to police. Authorities […]
By STEFAN MODRICH email@example.com Law enforcement officials arrested Zheng “Miranda” Zhou, 53, of Missouri City, and Kun “Bruce” Liu, 40, of Sugar Land on Dec. 14 on charges of alleged involvement in international trade fraud violations stemming from an alleged decade-long scheme involving tires from China, according to a Dec. 15 news release from the […]
By STEFAN MODRICH firstname.lastname@example.org The Sugar Land Police Department (SLPD) is investigating the assault of a 46-year-old Sugar Land woman that police said occurred Nov. 5, according to surveillance video. During a news conference Wednesday at SLPD headquarters, SLPD Sgt. Matt Levan and the Tejani family said Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers (FBCCS) is offering […]
By Landan Kuhlmann email@example.com Fort Bend County authorities say they are looking into a shooting in Rosharon last weekend that left two teenagers dead and another hospitalized. A spokesperson for the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office (FBCSO) said the victims, 15-year-old Devin Massey and 17-year-old Jonathan Massey, were pronounced dead at the scene. The FBCSO […]
By STEFAN MODRICH firstname.lastname@example.org Another alleged victim of a former Richmond salon employee who was arrested Nov. 19 and indicted on charges of indecency with a child by sexual contact has been identified, according to the Fort Bend County District Attorney’s office. The DA’s office said Sergio David Chavarria, a Houston resident, was an employee […]
By Landan Kuhlmann LKuhlmann@fortbendstar.com Fort Bend ISD’s Marshall High School is mourning the death of a former track star who died in an apparent road rage incident Oct. 23. The Houston Police Department said Robert Mouton, 18, died Friday as the result of injuries sustained from being shot Oct. 23. According to Harris County court […]
A football coach at a local high school has died after being shot at a Fort Bend County sports complex Saturday afternoon. The Rosenberg Police Department said the victim has been identified as 29-year-old Derwyn Lauderdale, who was a first-year wide receivers’ coach at Travis High School in Richmond, according to Fort Bend ISD’s website. […]
By STEFAN MODRICH email@example.com A multi-agency human trafficking sting over a four-day span in September yielded 46 arrests and resulted in the rescue of five victims, Fort Bend County District Attorney Brian Middleton announced during a Wednesday news conference at the Fort Bend County Justice Center in Richmond. “(Human trafficking) is a crime that preys […]
Houston police are investigating after a teenager was shot in Fort Bend County last weekend. The Houston Police Department said the victim, a 19-year-old girl, was taken to an area hospital in stable condition. According to a news release from HPD, officers responded to 16119 Samoa Way in the Houston portion of Fort Bend County […]
Sugar Land police are searching for a man who may have been involved in the theft of a woman’s car at gunpoint Wednesday afternoon. A news release from the Sugar Land Police Department said the victim was outside the Blendin Coffee Club at 8410 Hwy. 90A in Sugar Land just after 1 p.m. Wednesday, when […]
Two Fort Bend County men were arrested earlier this week and accused of stealing thousands of dollars in high-end designer goods and electronics from the United Parcel Service facility in Stafford, where they worked. A news release from the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office said 39-year-old Jarray Hunt of Stafford and 31-year-old Christian Nunez of […]
The Rosenberg Police Department said an area teenager accused of shooting a gun at someone was arrested after officers found video evidence of the incident on his social media. The suspect, a 17-year-old male, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon for his alleged role in the July 26 shooting, according to a […]