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

Alief man sentenced to life in prison without parole for child molestation

October 31, 2020  Jose Isidro Flores Murillo, 52, was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole for continuous sexual assault of a child,…

25-year-old man gets 60 years for sexually assaulting child in Tomball

October 12, 2020 Glenis Dionicio Cordova-Lopez, 25, was sentenced to 60 years in prison for aggravated sexual assault of a child, Harris County…

Disbarred Houston lawyer steals more than $500,000 from client

October 2, 2020  The Harris County District Attorney’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying more possible victims of a former attorney…

Athletic trainer and eight former NFL players indicted in medical reimbursement scam

September 28, 2020  Eight former NFL players and a Houston-area athletic trainer have been indicted in a scheme to defraud an NFL player trust fund…

Make It Right program goes virtual this year

September 25, 2020  Make It Right, the semi-annual Harris County opportunity to help people clear their records and find second-chance job…

Harris County Grand Jury Indicts Baytown Police Officer for Aggravated Assault in Pamela Turner’s shooting

September 14, 2020  A Harris County grand jury indicted Baytown Police Officer Juan Delacruz Monday for the death of 44-year-old Pamela Turner. …

Statement from Harris County District Attorney on Nicolas Chavez

September 10, 2020  The following is a statement from Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg regarding the shooting death of Nicolas Chavez: I met…

Baytown Police Officer indicted for Assault in videotaped arrest

September 2, 2020  A Harris County grand jury Wednesday indicted a Baytown Police officer who was fired for striking a bystander who was with a…

Two oil and gas fraudsters sentenced to prison in $1.6 million scam

September 1, 2020  Two repeat offenders who were partners in a bogus oil and gas business have each been sentenced to prison for their roles in a…

Charges dismissed against man convicted on false testimony by then HPD Officer Gerald Goines

August 18, 2020 Judge Ramona Franklin, of the 338th District Court, has signed District Attorney Kim Ogg’s motion to dismiss Otis Mallet Jr.’s 2008…