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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 30 years for attacking elderly woman

October 10, 2019  A Houston man was sentenced to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to raping a 77-year-old Asian woman who he targeted for…

Prosecutors prevail: Officer's killer to remain in state mental hospital

October 8, 2019  A man who in 2008 claimed he heard voices telling him to drive his car into two Houston Police officers - killing one of them -…

Jury: Ronald Haskell guilty of capital murder

September 26, 2019  A Harris County jury convicted Ronald Haskell of capital murder Thursday. The sentencing phase of the case comes next, during…

Leonard Dawson sentenced for murder of girlfriend

September 25, 2019  A jury convicted and sentenced Leonard Dawson to 75 years in prison for murdering his girlfriend, Harris County District…

Painter who ran over ex-girlfriend four times gets 20 years

September 16, 2019  A 72-year-old Houston house painter has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for running over a former girlfriend four times,…

Statement from DA Ogg on bail reform settlement ruling

September 5, 2019  The following is a statement from Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg on U.S. District Judge Lee Rosenthal’s bail reform…

HCSO Sgt. indicted for making a firearm available to his stepson

September 5, 2019  A grand jury indicted a Harris County Sheriff’s Office sergeant Thursday for making a firearm accessible to his young stepson,…

Statement from DA Kim Ogg regarding DOJ declining federal charges against FBI agent

September 4, 2019  The following is a statement from Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg regarding a Houston Chronicle report on the U.S.…

Ex constable convicted for threatening hospital patient with Taser

September 4, 2019  A former deputy constable was convicted Wednesday of official oppression for pulling a Taser on a mentally ill woman restrained…

Nurse Tech Sentenced for Sexually Assaulting Hospital Patients

August 27, 2019  A patient care technician who sexually assaulted patients at Ben Taub and Kingwood Medical Center, was sentenced to 15 years in…