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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

Texan who fled to Mexico gets life in prison for ambush murder of Houston security guard in 2015

October 21, 2021 A Texan who murdered a Houston security guard and fled to Mexico, but was later captured and returned, has been convicted of…

Katy husband sentenced to 40 years for strangling wife, burning body. Remains never found.

October 20, 2021 Katy husband sentenced to 40 years for strangling wife, burning body. Remains never found. A Katy man has been sentenced to 40…

Bail jumping charges filed against DWI suspect blamed for 3 deaths in crash

October 19, 2021 Bail jumping charge have been filed against Camilo Morejon, 48, the Cuban national accused of filming himself drinking and driving…

MS-13 gang member gets 45 years for machete slaying near Spring school

October 18, 2021 An MS-13 gang member has been sentenced to 45 years in prison for attacking an alleged rival with a machete before he was shot by…

Spring Branch man sentenced to 45 years for killing brother-in-law

October 14, 2021 A Spring Branch man has been sentenced to 45 years in prison after being convicted of murder for gunning down his brother-in-law…

Burglar who stole $500K of jewelry flees his trial. Jury gives him 25 years

OCT. 9, 2021 Reward offered for tips leading to his capture A high-end burglar, who disappeared after the first day of his trial and remains a…

Houston man who killed eight people gets sentenced to life for capital murder

October 7, 2021 David Ray Conley, who shot to death eight people including six children, was convicted of capital murder and sentenced to life in…

HOUSTON MAN SENTENCED TO 50 YEARS FOR REPEATEDLY MOLESTING A CHILD

October 5, 2021 A Houston man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison, without parole, for molesting a 12-year-old relative, Harris County District…

STATEMENT FROM DISTRICT ATTORNEY KIM OGG ON CLEMENCY FOR GEORGE FLOYD

We lament the loss of former Houstonian George Floyd and hope that his family finds comfort in Monday’s decision by the Texas State Board of Pardons…

Washington State man sentenced to 40 years for killing girlfriend in Houston

October 2, 2021 A former resident of Washington state has been sentenced to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to murder for killing his child…