COVID-19

Essential and Continuing Operations / COVID19: In the interest of the health and safety of our staff and the community, our offices will remain closed to the public, and most of the agency’s prosecutors and staff will work remotely, until further notice. The HCDAO continues to perform key functions in the county criminal justice system and will do so during the Covid-19 pandemic. Click Here for More Information

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News Releases

Man gets 10 year for meth-fueled stabbing attack

    A Houston man was sentenced to 10 years in prison after admitting he launched into a meth-fueled rage in which he stabbed a friend 21 times,…

Man gets 45 years for shooting at police

    A Houston bandit, who hid in an attic and fired a gun at SWAT officers trying to arrest him, was sentenced to 45 years in prison, prosecutors…

Con man who posed as lawyer gets 43 years for financial scam

Con man who posed as lawyer gets 43 years for financial scam   A con man who posed as an attorney, and promised dozens of victims huge settlements…

Grand jury indicts Pasadena officials

  A Harris County grand jury Tuesday indicted all six people who served on the City of Pasadena’s economic development board when they met privately…

Marijuana Program News Release

      Marijuana program participants given final opportunity to make things right   Hurricane Harvey disrupted countless lives, but prosecutors…

Scammers Target Elderly this Holiday Season

  Scammers target elderly this holiday season The holiday season is also open season for thieves who prey on the elderly and vulnerable. “This…

Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity indicted for hazing

A Harris County grand jury Thursday indicted the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity for hazing during a 2016 ordeal in which pledges were deprived of adequate…

Notice Regarding Deadly Weapon Enhancement in Animal Cruelty Cases

The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has held that the sentencing enhancement for exhibition of a deadly weapon does not apply to the exhibition or…

DA Ogg Announces Community Action Plans

    District Attorney Announces Community Action Plans Formed With 60 Member Transition Team   Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg…