2017

February

Today, February 28, 2017, Mark Kenady, aged 56, pled guilty to the 2015 murder of Clarence Gardner and agreed to a forty-five (45) year prison sentence, which waas imposed immediately by Judge Karen Sage in the 299th District Court. More...


Yesterday, Travis County prosecutors finally won justice for the victim of a brutal rape back in 2009. More...


Today, prosecutors obtained a significant verdict in the trial of a man accused of aggravated robbery in the 147th District Court. More...


Yesterday, February 16, 2017, prosecutors from the Travis County District Attorney's Office, along with Travis County Attorney's Office, secured a six-year prison sentence for Cuong Tran, who strangled his wife in February of 2013. More...


Last week, prosecutors obtained two courtroom verdicts that removed violent offenders from the community for significant periods of time. One defendant had beaten his former girlfriend and left her for dead, and the other involved alleged gang members who forced themselves into a couple’s house in a violent home invasion robbery. More...


Today, February 3, 2017, Jesse Ocampo was sentenced to fifteen years in prison for the felony crime of arson, after torching his ex-girlfriend’s car in an apartment complex parking lot. More...

January

Today, prosecutors for the Travis County District Attorney’s Office secured a fifteen-year prison sentence for Pearl Moen, who stabbed a Hyde Park woman twenty-one times in November of 2015, and then wrote about the thrill of the stabbing in her diary. More...


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