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News Releases

DA Kim Ogg statement on recent Harding Street developments:

July 25, 2019  We will get to the truth, and while we welcome any information about the incident that unfolded on Harding Street, we caution…

Grand jury indicts for tampering with corpse in Maleah Davis death

July 25, 2019  A grand jury indicted Derion M. Vence for tampering with the body of Maleah Davis, Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced…

Grand injury indicts driver in death of child who died in hot daycare bus

July 23, 2019  A year to the day after a three-year-old boy died after being left in a daycare bus that sweltered in the summer heat, a grand jury…

Prosecutors dismiss poker room money-laundering charges; refer cases to FBI

July 16, 2019  Harris County prosecutors have dismissed charges against nine defendants who ran two Houston poker rooms, and have referred the cases…

Drunk driver who killed two sentenced to 18 years

July 12, 2019  A 22-year-old woman who killed a mother and her three-month old son in a drunken driving crash was sentenced Friday to 18 years in…

Charges upgraded for Houston man accused of identity theft

July 11, 2019  A Houston man arrested in March for identity theft has been indicted on new charges reflecting the massive scope of a scam and…

Houston man indicted for raping 77-year-old at senior facility

July 10, 2019  A Houston man was indicted for sexual assault and robbery for sneaking into a senior-living center and pretending to be a maintenance…

Spring mechanic sentenced to 23 years for thefts totaling almost $750,000

July 3, 2019  Jason Edward Mott, a 39-year-old mechanic from Spring, has been sentenced to 23 years and restitution of $749,555 in a plea deal for a…

DA Ogg announces hemp/marijuana case filing policy

July 2, 2019  House Bill 1325 was signed into law by the Governor last month and became immediately effective.  The House Bill creates a State of…

Identity thief sentenced to eight years in prison

June 28, 2019  A Houston woman was sentenced to eight years in prison for victimizing over three dozen people in a methodical identity-theft scheme…