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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

Arkema, executive, indicted for criminally injuring two deputies during chemical incident at Crosby plant

April 10, 2019  Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced Wednesday that a grand jury indicted Arkema and one of its executives for the…

Joint effort cracks ring that carried out dozens of armed robberies

April 9, 2019  Authorities announced that 11 gang members have been charged in connection with 41 armed robberies, most at local meat markets that…

Mother charged for abusing sons

April 5, 2019  A mother is charged with multiple felonies for whipping her sons with cables and denying them food to the point it left them with…

Prosecutors move to dismiss charge against Chauna Thompson

April 3, 2019  Harris County prosecutors today moved to dismiss the murder charge against former sheriff’s deputy Chauna Thompson, who was indicted…

Prosecutors request charge be dismissed in Michael Bennett case

April 3, 2019  Prosecutors today moved to dismiss the case against NFL player Michael Bennett, who was indicted for an alleged incident following…

Ogg, law enforcement, community partners mark two-year milestone of Misdemeanor Marijuana Diversion Program

March 29, 2019  HOUSTON- Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, flanked by law enforcement and community partners, marked the two-year anniversary…

Review expands to more than 2,000 cases

March 4, 2019  HOUSTON- Prosecutors are expanding an ongoing review to include at least 800 cases linked to Houston Police Officer Steven Bryant…

Former firefighter indicted for Harvey theft

March 5, 2019  A grand jury indicted a former Houston firefighter Tuesday for stealing $3,000 from a non-profit group providing disaster relief to…

Special Prosecutor’s Report: State of Texas v. Alfred Dewayne Brown

March 1, 2019  HOUSTON- Special Prosecutor John Raley has submitted his report regarding former death row inmate Alfred Brown to District Attorney…

HCDAO After Hours Task Force: A year later

February 28, 2019  HOUSTON- Exactly one year ago today, a special task force filed its first charges, which stemmed from a deadly crash in which a…