2017

January

Travis County District Attorney Margaret Moore today released the following statement:

Yesterday, a Travis County Grand Jury returned three indictments against Dawnna Dukes, member of the Texas House of Representatives for District 46. More...

2016

December

A Travis County Grand Jury has decided that Austin Police Department (APD) officer Matthew Paredes will not be indicted for the shooting death of 29 year old Tyler Hunkin. Paredes shot and killed Hunkin around 10:30 p.m. on the evening of April 22, 2016. More...


A Travis County grand jury concluded today that Austin Police Department (APD) Officer Cameron Caldwell will not face criminal charges for using oleoresin capsicum (o.c.) spray on Tyrone Wilson on March 17, 2016. More...

November

A Travis County Grand Jury has concluded its investigation into the arrest of Breaion King by Austin Police Department (APD) Officer Bryan Richter and has decided not to issue an indictment for the officer’s use of force during the arrest. More...


A Travis County Grand Jury concluded today that Austin Police Department (APD) Officer Armando Perez will not face charges related to the April 3, 2016 shooting death of Darrin Martin. More...


The Travis County District Attorney’s Office, with our community partners: Travis County Justice Planning, SafePlace, and Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid, today announce that Travis County received a $650,000 grant from the United States Department of Justice Office of Violence Against Women (OVW) under the Improving Criminal Justice Responses Program (ICJR). More...


September

A Travis County Grand Jury today concluded that Austin Police Department Officer Matthew Michaelson will not face charges related to the March 20th, 2016 shooting of William Mann at 9504 North IH 35. More...


Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg today announced that a Travis County Grand Jury indicted former Travis County Corrections Officer Dustin D’Amalfi for tampering with physical evidence and false report to peace officer for events that occurred subsequent to a cell extraction of then-inmate Dacious Parker at the Travis County Correctional Complex in Del Valle on July 25th, 2015. More...


July

A Travis County Grand Jury today concluded that Austin Police Department (APD) Officer Patrick Cheatham will not face charges related to the July 12th, 2015 shooting death of David Allen Lepine. More...


June

A Travis County Grand Jury has concluded that Austin Police Department (APD) Officer Carlos Lopez will not face charges related to the July 5th, 2015 shooting death of Michael McGregor Holt. More...


A Travis County Grand Jury today concluded that Travis County Sherriff’s Office Deputy Reuben Garcia will not face charges related to the August 17th, 2015 shooting of Michael Alegbeleye at the Q’Mart at 15900 North IH 35. More...


The Travis County District Attorney’s Office received the accompanying letter from the Texas Forensic Science Commission regarding the recent assessment of the Austin Police Department (APD) Forensic DNA Laboratory. More...


A Travis County Grand Jury has indicted Meechaiel Criner for the capital murder of Haruka Weiser. Because Criner was 17 years old at the time of the offense, the State is unable to seek the death penalty. More...


May

A Travis County Grand Jury has decided that former Austin Police Department (APD) Geoffrey Freeman will not be indicted for the shooting death of 17 year old David Joseph. Freeman shot and killed the teenager around 10:00 a.m. on the morning of February 8th, 2016. More...


April

A Travis County Grand Jury has concluded its investigation into the August 27th, 2015 tasing of Armando Martinez by Austin Police Department (APD) Officer Christopher Van Buren and has decided not to issue any indictments against Officer Van Buren for his use of force. More...


March

A Travis County Grand Jury has decided that Austin Police Department (APD) Officer Martha Cameron will not face charges related to the death of James F. Sizer. More...


February

A Travis County Grand Jury has decided that Austin Police Department (APD) Officer Luke Serrato will not face charges for shooting and killing Sawyer Flache on February 7th, 2015. More...


A Travis County Grand Jury concluded today that Austin Police Department Officers Jessica Martinez and Troy Wiser will not face charges related to the May 24, 2015 shooting of Delbert Lee Allen at the Walnut Creek Apartments at 6409 Springdale Road. More...

margarte moore

Margaret Moore,
District Attorney