Offender Name: Larry Max Pugh, Jr. Custody Status: In Custody Age: 45 Location: CHEROKEE COUNTY JAIL Race: White Offender ID: 18051113362144 Gender: Male Date of Birth: 10/18/1972 Aliases: Larry Pugh   Cherokee County, TX: Former City of Jacksonville police officer and serial rapist Larry Pugh is back in town for the next few

A Hat Full of Hate in Palestine

  On Aug. 16, 2017, Anderson County resident F. Lee Morris, one of Sheriff Greg Taylor’s most outspoken critics, came home to find an Anderson County Sheriff’s Office deputy, identified as Colman, on his property.   Morris, who has a longstanding suit against Anderson County and Taylor, has made several allegations against Taylor and his

  What, you might ask, would a fictionalized documentary about a child-sex ring at a rural Texas kindergarten and swingers club—a child-sex ring that never actually existed—look like? You can see for yourself at the Austin Film Festival Friday night, when Booger Red, a film by Berndt Mader, makes its North American premiere at 9:30

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Off the Reservation

The Texas Rangers  agreed in March 2018 to a request by the New Boston City Council to investigate Police Chief Tony King for firing a lieutenant without cause, racial discrimination in hiring and making taxpayer underwritten purchases without Council approval. Citizens of this city of 4,500 in the far northeast corner of the state have

By Dave Lieber The joke I make when Ty Clevenger and I arrive at a Plano coffee shop to talk is that he should sit with his back to the wall. It’s a Mafia thing. When someone enters looking for you, it’s not such a big surprise.   Ty Clevenger is a marked man, not

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Campaign Finance Violations in Texas

    Jefferson County (Beaumont) Sheriff Zena Harrison, former Sheriff candidate Ray Beck, and former Sheriff candidate Joe Stevenson were indicted by a Chambers County Grand Jury today and arrested for campaign finance violations.   The Chambers County Grand Jury unsealed indictments against the three that resulted from a related federal investigation. Federal officials contacted

Wolves and Sharks at the Oasis

    Tucked away near the Louisiana – Texas border is a small old town whose main street harks back to French Colonialism. A historical marker indicates the French Catholic Cemetery. Numerous old homes seem to be centered around the town center. Walking across the street to the set meeting location, a café in what

Corruption In Madison County

      MADISONVILLE, TX — A police sergeant and a Madison County DA Investigator enacted a plan to frame an innocent citizen with felony drug charges.  When caught and found guilty,  his malicious scheme to ruin someone’s life only earned him a paltry sentence of 30 days in jail — just a fraction of

  By Josh Eells   How an elite anti-narcotics task force became the most brazen drug thieves on the Texas border   The temperature was nearing triple digits when Jonathan Treviño strapped on his bulletproof vest, slipped his .40-caliber Glock into his ankle holster and got ready to go to work. It was Thursday, July

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Amanda’s Story of Injustice

by Kimberly Mullens One year ago today, I had to make the agonizing decision to discontinue life support for my beautiful sister Amanda Pierce after she suffered anoxic brain death six days before. The pain today, as I recall that moment, is still raw and excruciating. Saying goodbye as they took her to the operating