Campaign Finance Violations in Texas

by Jean Forrest   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

by Jake Dominy 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

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

I think my wife just shot herself

by Jake Dominy On Wednesday, December 8, 2010, at approximately 2:40 p.m. Central Time, Gerald Willhelm, the husband of Janice Lee Willhelm (Robeson), called 911 and spoke to a Leon County Sheriff Dispatcher, and stated that he thought his wife had just shot herself. The lady who took his call identified herself as “Leon County

by C.L. Cadenhead When a business is involved in illegal activity, operating on a cash basis is smart. It’s not easy for law enforcement to track dollars like it is for them to access and monitor checking accounts or online business transactions.   Maybe you’ve heard the stories of Pablo Escobar having so much cash

See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil

by M. Douget Everyone has seen the three little monkeys, each covering his eyes, ears, and mouth.  It has been seen for decades on television, newspapers, advertisements, and even t-shirts.  See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil is a pictorial maxim that has been long debated as to it’s true meaning.  Some feel

From Grits for Breakfast; March 2016   (transitive) To discourage by means of a disincentive or to discourage or deter by removing incentives:   Does corruption flourish in Texas because of incompetent state-level law enforcement? A San Antonio Express News story documenting South Texas corruption (March 12) opened thusly: After he lost his City Council