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HOUSTON – A federal jury sitting in Houston has convicted a 24-year-old after hearing how he threatened two young girls and required them to engage in commercial sex, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick.
HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) – A 49-year-old former charter school teacher from Katy has been ordered to federal prison following his convictions for coercion and enticement of a child and possession of child pornography. Christopher Emerson, Katy, pleaded guilty Oct. 23, 2019.
CYPRESS (Covering Katy News) - A bartender at the World of Beer in Cypress has been charged with over serving a co-worker who then allegedly drove drunk and caused a crash that killed a woman and injured two others on Barker Cypress Road. The crash happened Jan. 26, 2020.
KATY, HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - A man was shot to death at his home in the 3300 block of Lindenfield Drive Friday. The neighborhood is near the intersection of North Fry Road and Morton Road.
KATY, FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - The Fort Bend County Precinct 3 Constables Office made a major seizure of abused animals on Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. The seizure happened in the Falcon Point subdivision.
HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - A Houston woman who spent a month forcing a 16-year-old girl to work as a prostitute was sentenced to 50 years in prison this week, Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced Friday.
WEST HARRIS COUNTY (COVERING KATY NEWS) - The Harris County Sheriff's Office is once again asking for the public's help in solving a murder that happened at a Greenhouse Road apartment complex on Aug. 2, 2018 in the Cypress area. See the video below.
CYPRESS (Covering Katy News) - Deputies with Constable Ted Heap’s Office are asking for your help identifying a suspect and vehicle involved in the theft of a truck from a Cypress apartment complex.
HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - A building contractor who took advantage of his workers, suppliers, and clients was sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to stealing $180,000 from 26 different victims, Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced Monday.
WEST HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Constable Ted Heap is warning Houston area residents to be on the lookout for rose blooms encased in globes filled with what looks to be water but is, in fact, liquid meth. Heap's office patrols a large part of Harris County including the incorporate…
HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) – A 33-year-old Cypress resident has been ordered to federal prison following his conviction for illegally possessing a machine gun and impersonating a federal agent. Mitchell Shoemaker pleaded guilty Aug. 23, 2019. He was sentenced on Friday, Feb. 14, 2020.
RICHMOND (Covering Fort Bend News) - Fort Bend County Judge KP George, District Attorney Brian Middleton, and special agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation will host a presentation on human trafficking, the fastest growing criminal enterprise in the world, and its impact throughout…
WEST HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Homicide investigators need the public's assistance in identifying the person or persons responsible for the murder of a 21-year-old Katy man.
WEST HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Deputies with Constable Ted Heap's Office arrested a man and a woman after a short pursuit of a stolen car in Bear Creek on Tuesday.
CYPRESS, HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Two men have been charged with capital murder following a shooting that happened outside of a Cypress area bar in December.
KATY, HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - One man was shot during an overnight attempted burglary of an autobody repair shop at 115 Cinnamon Drive. The shop is in the West Memorial subdivision near the Katy Freeway, and not far from Highway 99. The incident happened at about 2 a.m.
FULSHEAR (Covering Katy News) - An unlocked truck with the keys in it was stolen from a driveway in Fulshear early Thursday morning. It happened when car burglars were in the Cross Creek Ranch and Fulshear Run subdivisions according to the Fulshear Police Department.
CYPRESS, HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - A 40-year-old Houston woman has been arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting in the Cypress area. The targeted home is in the 19300 block of Sagebrush Valley Lane, off Greenhouse Road a short distance south of Logenbaugh Rd.
HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Harris County Precinct 5 Constable Ted Heap and the Harris County Animal Cruelty Taskforce are marking the second anniversary of the task force with a push to arrest the most wanted suspects in animal abuse cases.
WEST HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Deputies with Constable Ted Heap’s Office are asking for your help identifying a man suspected stealing credit cards from a vehicle in the 9400 block of Barker Cypress Road, a short distance north of West Road.
HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) - David Temple, convicted of the 1999 murder of his pregnant wife in Katy, will not be granted a third trial. That ruling was announced on Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2020.
CYPRESS (Covering Katy News) - Two men who set a building on fire at the Palms at Cypress Station Apartments were caught on video nearly setting themselves on fire in the process. See video below.
KATY, HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - A pregnant woman is recovering from two gunshot wounds after a home invasion late Monday night in a Katy, Harris County neighborhood.
HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) ‐ A Houston area man has entered a guilty plea to money laundering in connection with his scheme to defraud the Small Business Administration, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick.
CYPRESS, WEST HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - A 55-year-old man was stabbed to death at his home in the 19900 block of Rocky Trace Lane which is near North Fry Road and Longenbaugh Road. The homicide happened at about 2:40 Tuesday afternoon.
KENDLETON, FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - The Fort Bend County Narcotics Task Force intercepted a large amount of Fentanyl on U.S. 59/69 North on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020.
CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) — The Katy City Council Monday approved the purchase of 20 electronic license plate readers intended to help the Katy Police Department share information with neighboring cities and counties.
AUSTIN (Covering Katy) - A state agency that regulates nail salons and massage therapists is ramping up its efforts to stop human trafficking and prostitution by making it very easy for you to report suspicious area businesses.
KATY, HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Deputies with Harris County Precinct 5 Constable Ted Heap’s Office arrested a suspected drug dealer Wednesday evening and confiscated more than $45,000 in illegal drugs from his home in Katy, Harris county.
KATY, HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Surveillance video captured a clear shot of a burglar who broke into Tapioca Xpress on South Mason Road at about 2 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020.
This story was updated Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020 at 5:22 p.m. with additional photos, comments from the police chief and the location where the getaway car was found.
ARCOLA (Covering Katy News) - Cartrell Vonshae Carhee, formerly a peace officer with the Arcola Police Department, has been indicted by a Fort Bend County Grand Jury for the felony offense of theft by a public servant.
KATY, FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - A woman was held up at gunpoint Saturday morning in the Falcon Ranch neighborhood while she was checking her mail. The three hooded thieves stole her car shortly after 10 a.m.
CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) - Four gas pump credit car skimming suspects were arrested by Katy Police on Friday. The arrests are in addition to one arrest that was made earlier this week after a skimming device was found on a pump at the Shell station on Avenue D at Franz Road.
KATY, WEST HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Four suspects arrested in December by Harris County Pct. 5 Constable Ted Heap's Major Offenders Division are now facing federal charges in connection with an organized mail theft and counterfeit fraud operation in Katy and West Harris County.
FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Mario Antonio Gonzalez of Katy is currently in the Fort Bend County Jail charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after a drive-by shooting Friday morning in the Sugar Land area.
RICHMOND (Covering Katy News) - A driver slammed into the side of the Chick-fil-A restaurant on Highway 99 at Bellaire Boulevard on Wednesday. According to the Fort Bend County Precinct 3 Constable's office the driver was attempting to use the drive through line and struck the building.
NORTHWEST HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Harris County Precinct 5 deputy constables are looking for a person of interest in a credit card theft case. The crime happened at a fitness center in the 9900 block of North Fry Road on Dec. 26, 2019.
HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) - Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced today that a grand jury has indicted two former Houston Police officers for their roles in a botched narcotics raid in which two civilians were shot to death, and four officers wounded.
AUSTIN (Covering Katy News) - The Texas Restaurant Association is joining the battle against human trafficking. The trade organization has opened a resource center for restaurants to take immediate action that provides a way out for the victim of modern day slavery.
KATY, HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - The Harris County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deputy involved shooting at the Elite 99 West Premier Apartments on Kingsland Boulevard at Highway 99. The incident happened at about 1 a.m. Sunday morning.
RICHMOND (Covering Katy News) - Dennis Patrick Gibson, 82, of Katy will likely spend the rest of his life in prison after being sentenced for shooting his cheating wife and her boyfriend in November 2015. The boyfriend died and the wife survived. The incident happened on Tokatee Court in Kat…
KATY, HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - A burglar who broke a window at Katy's 1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria and slithered around the floor like a snake has become a regional joke thanks to a social media post and a TV station that picked up on the story.
RICHMOND (Covering Katy News) - Dennis Patrick Gibson, 82, has pleaded guilty to murdering his wife's lover and now the sentencing phase of his trial is underway in Fort Bend County. The killing happened in Nov. 2015 on Tokatee Court in Katy's Falcon Point neighborhood.
SOUTHWEST HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - A man has been arrested and charged after video surfaced of him shooting a bullet in the air on New Year's Eve.
WEST HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Deputies with Constable Ted Heap's Office, with the help of the department’s new drone, arrested three suspects who fled after an attempted traffic stop in Cypress.