June 2020

June 19, 2020

Travis County District Attorney Margaret Moore & Williamson County District Attorney Shawn Dick issued the following joint statement on the Javier Ambler case. Read more

June 12, 2020

District Attorney Margaret Moore Announces the Addition of Online Complaint Form for Public Reporting of Excessive Use of Force Cases. Read more

June 6, 2020

Three Members of Anti-Government Group Arrested for Looting, Burglary and Property Damage at Target Store in Austin. Read more

June 2, 2020

Statement from Travis County District Attorney Margaret Moore. Read more

May 2020

May 29, 2020

Michael Ramos Officer-Involved Shooting Case To Be Presented to Grand Jury. Read more

April 2020

April 24, 2020

 

Margaret Moore on Crime Victims' Rights Week. Learn more about Victim Services.

March 2020

March 16, 2020

Jason Paul Roche Sentenced to 43 Years in Prison for the Murder of Devonte Ortiz. Read more

March 11, 2020

Darrell Shane Smitty Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison In Connection with the Death of Ernesto Garcia. Read more

February 2020

February 29, 2020

Corey Davis-Grant Found Guilty of Aggravated Robbery Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Attacking Young Woman. Read more

February 22, 2020

Julie Mikele Ward Sentenced to 4 Years in Prison for Aggravated Assault With a Deadly Weapon. Read more

February 21, 2020

Jonathan Sivley Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child. Read more

February 20, 2020

Jacob Dale Davidson Found Guilty of Burglary of a Building at St. Edward’s University Read More

February 19, 2020

Jaime Apodaca Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison In Connection with Assault & Death of Eric Garcia Read More

February 17, 2020

Johnny Bueno Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Sexual Assault of Children. Read more

February 6, 2020

Jury Sentences Man to 3 Years in Prison for Sexual Assault. Read more

January 2020

January 29, 2020

Justin Dakota Ayers Sentenced to 28 Years For Intoxication Manslaughter, Intoxication Assault and Leaving the Scene of an Accident. Read more

January 28, 2020

Magen Fieramusca Indicted on Capital Murder & Kidnapping Charges. Read more

January 17, 2020

Jose Rodriguez-Navarette Sentenced to 30 YearsJose Rodriguez-Navarette Sentenced to 30 Yearsfor Child Sex Abuse and Indecency With a Child. Read more

January 10, 2020

Former Austin School Bus Driver Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Indecency with a Child by Contact. Read more

January 9, 2020

David Green Found Guilty of Aggravated Sexual Assault & Aggravated Robbery Judge Sentences Green to 50 Years in Prison. Read more

December 2019

December 20, 2019

Antoine Kirkwood Sentenced to 50 Years in Prison for Manslaughter & Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon. Read more

December 19, 2019

Preston Molina Sentenced to 10 Years For Injuring Sheriff’s Deputy. Read more

November 2019

November 22, 2019

Jury Convicts Devin Anderson of Aggravated Robbery for “Bank Jugging.” Read more

November 22, 2019

First Court of Appeals Affirms Capital Murder Convictions of Timothy Parlin. Read more

November 8, 2019

Judge Gives 50-year Sentence in Aggravated Sexual Assault Case. Read more

Austin man sentenced to forty years for the murder of his estranged wife. Read more

November 1, 2019

Man sentenced to life in prison for the murder of his stepmother. Read more

October 2019

October 25, 2019

Guy Brasted was sentenced today to three concurrent terms of 18 years in prison with deadly weapon findings. Read more

Austin man sentenced to 60 years in prison in Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child Case. Read more

October 21, 2019

Man sentenced to 30 years imprisonment in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Read more

October 4, 2019

Multiple verdicts. Read more

September

September 30, 2019

Man sentenced to 30 years for Assault Family Violence cases. Read more

September 26, 2019

Former Austin Fire Department Investigator Marcus Reed Officially Sentenced. Read more

Man indicted on two second degree felony counts of Accident Involving Death. Read more

September 23, 2019

Man sentenced to life in prison for 2018 murder of girlfriend. Read more

September 20, 2019

Texas raises sentencing for hit-and-run car accidents to equivalent of DWI manslaughter. Read more

September 13, 2019

Multiple verdicts obtained in sexual assault cases this week in Travis County. Read more

September 12, 2019

Cody Wilson formally sentenced in child abuse case. Read more

September 9, 2019

District Attorney’s Office has determined that each officer’s use of deadly force was justified under the facts established in the investigation. Read more

September 4, 2019

Travis County District Attorney’s Office has determined that the credible facts establish that the officers’ use of force was justified under applicable Texas law governing when an officer may use deadly force. Read more

August

August 22, 2019

Travis County jury handed down sentences on former Austin Fire Department investigator Marcus Reed. Read more

August 12, 2019

Violent offense types included in August 12, 2019 statistics. Read more

District Attorney Margaret Moore prioritizes violent crime over low-level drug offenses and the numbers back it up. Read more

August 1, 2019

Travis County DA says 51% of sex assault cases in her tenure ended with deal/guilty verdict. Read more

Man sentenced to 13 years in prison for stalking. Read more

July

July 31, 2019

DA Moore publishes adult sexual assault prosecution data. Read more

Travis Co. DA says more sexual assault cases making it to jury trials. Read more

July 30, 2019

Two convictions by Travis County juries last week. Read more

July 23, 2019

A Travis County Special Grand Jury has concluded its review of the shooting death of Hugo Alvarez. Read more

July 22, 2019

From KXAN: Sentencings announced in fatal Travis County shootings, sexual assaults. Read more

July 19, 2019

Travis County criminal courthouse had 5 convictions this week. Read more

July 18, 2019

Woman entered a plea of guilty to the offense of abondoning/endagering a child. Read more

July 17, 2019

Fatal shooting over parking space dispute plays out in Travis County courtroom. Read more

July 16, 2019

Jalen Veliz sentenced to 24 years in prison in 2018 fatal shooting. Read more

The Travis County District Attorney’s Office has determined that the credible facts establish that the officer’s use of force was justified under applicable Texas law governing when an officer may use deadly force. Read more

July 9, 2019

The Travis County District Attorney’s Office has determined that the credible facts establish that the officer’s use of force was justified under applicable Texas law governing when an officer may use deadly force. Read more

July 7, 2019

Reed was previously indicted for the felony offense of Sexual Assault and for the misdemeanor offense of Official Oppression. Read more

July 5, 2019

Man sentenced to 3 years in prison for failing to secure his dogs after attack on 5-year old boy. Read more

July 3, 2019

Moore cites new state law for dismissed drug cases. Read more

June

June 25, 2019

Former Rodeo Austin Finance Manager indicted. Read more

June 21, 2019

Travis County jury sentences defendant to 38 years in prison after conviction for Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child. Read more

June 14, 2019

Hefty prison sentences handed down in Travis County cases this week. Read more

June 13, 2019

Travis County jury sentences defendant to 70 years in prison after hearing evidence of drug selling operation and human trafficking involving minors. Read more

June 7, 2019

On Monday, June 3, 2019, the Travis County Grand Jury for the 147th District Court returned two new indictments charging former Firefighter Marcus Reed, who was an Austin Fire Department Arson Investigator, with the felony offenses of Indecency with a Child and Aggravated Perjury. Read more

May

May 31, 2019

Jury issues life sentence in continuous sexual assault of a child case. Read more

May 25, 2019

The Travis County District Attorney's Office declines to prosecute Officer Alfredo Delvalle. Read more

May 24, 2019

A man gets a 7-year sentence for stabbing girlfriend's son. The 16-year old confronted the attacker to protect his siblings. Read more

May 17, 2019

A Bastrop man pleads guilty to intoxication manslaughter. The victim was mother of two young children. Read more

May 14, 2019

Human trafficking fight needs more funding, less grandstanding. A commentary by Travis County DA Margaret Moore, El Paso DA Jaime Esparza, and Harris County DA Kim Ogg. Read more

May 10 ,2019

An Austin man gets 11 years for armed attack of former girlfriend. Read more

May 1, 2019

On Monday, April 29, 2019, defendant Frank Flores entered guilty pleas to six counts of Burglary of a Building and was sentenced to 10 years in prison on each case. Read more

April

April 26, 2019

Today, a Travis County jury convicted Maria Miranda-Aguirre of two counts of Trafficking a Person and one count of Indecency with a Child by Contact in the 167th District Court. Read more

March

March 14, 2019

Four Travis County juries returned verdicts this week. Read more

March 5, 2019

Travis County District Attorney Margaret Moore responded today to allegations of impropriety made by Emily Borchardt regarding a telephone conversation that occurred last September. Read more

February

February 8, 2019

Defendant Quinton Wiles pleaded guilty to Aggravated Assault Serious Bodily Injury with a Deadly Weapon and Family Violence for the stabbing of his partner of 15-years in 2017. Read more

February 4, 2019

The Travis County District Attorney’s Office has concluded its review of the Austin Police Department’s investigation of the facts and circumstances of the October 05, 2018 officer involved shooting involving Mark Herrera. Read more

January

January 31, 2019

Today, a Travis County Jury found Byron Montiel Flores guilty of Sexual Assault, a second degree felony. Read more

January 17, 2019

On Wednesday, a jury in Travis County's 427th District Court convicted 32 year old Franklin Aguilar-Estrada of two counts of Sexual Assault and one count of Aggravated Kidnapping. Read more