July 9, 2018 by Ty Clevenger   First, a little background: As a practicing lawyer, I’ve had to keep my mouth shut about a lot of things. Some of it is pretty straightforward, e.g., privileged communications from my client. Other things are much murkier, e.g., deciding when to speak up about the petty corruption and

  If you are over about 35, then you can probably remember a better time. I am not talking about a simpler time. After all, the 80s were just as scary as the rest of the Cold War. Chance of Nuclear War. A new disease that people had never heard about before or had any

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

Sgt. Tallywacker Rides Again!

    A disgraced former Hearne Police Department sergeant is wearing a badge and gun again, according to records that I received today from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement, and it is only one example of a much larger problem. Stephen Yohner, known on this blog as “Sgt. Tallywacker,” left Hearne PD last year amid accusations

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

  Convictions in a ring involving both prostitution and human trafficking in Madisonville. A Madison County jury sentenced defendant Jennifer Nicole Kelly, 33, of Madisonville, to prison for operating a human trafficking and prostitution ring in Madisonville.  She was sentenced to 15 years for the trafficking charge and 10 years for a compelling prostitution charge.

by Josh Eells Part 2 Sometimes this led to some imprudent decisions. One of the bookies Treviño bet with was a teacher who sold Ecstasy on the side. He didn’t know Treviño was a cop. Treviño owed him money, so they arranged to meet at a Petco parking lot to settle up, but when the

by Jordan Smith In recent social media post it was stated that the articles on this blog are fictitious and sometimes false. Simply not true, Here is another article that applies to Leon County Public Corruption that we want to specifically dedicate to Texas Parole Officer Clint Adams from Centerville Texas.   José Peña was

Steve Torno defies Army Corps of Engineers

by Cameron Langford A Texas developer defied the federal government by clearing 22 acres of public land to create a waterfront view of a lake, after the Army Corps of Engineers told him not to, Uncle Sam claims in court. The United States of America sued Steven Torno dba Circle T. Realty of Centerville Texas,

Dirty Water from Centerville TX

by Simon Hoffman and Paul DeVilbis   A federal appeals court in New Orleans upheld the convictions and prison sentence of a former owner of a Shreveport wastewater treatment facility who instructed employees to illegally dump untreated wastewater into the Red River and the city’s sewer system. John Tuma of Centerville Texas  has since been