Tea Time with Crash (Wolfe City)

by Crash, with Scooter and Trash You may have heard that the image-conscious Los Angeles Unified School District chose to return the grenade launchers it received from the Defense Department’s surplus equipment program. You probably have not heard about some of the more obscure beneficiaries of the Pentagon giveaway:   Police in Johnston, R.I., with

Underneath the Bunker

Trident Lake, a 700-acre development in Fannin County with bunker condominiums for the rich and famous to survive doomsday, and its developer, John Eckerd, have become embroiled in money laundering and conspiracy charges in federal court after he agreed to launder money for Colombian drug cartels.   Fannin doomsday bunker developer John Eckerd – owner

by Ildefonso Ortiz and Brandon Darby The son of one of the top leaders of the Sinaloa Cartel testified that former Mexican President Vicente Fox’s chief bodyguard worked for them. The bodyguard was one of several top military figures that received large cash bribes in exchange for favors and information.   The bombshell revelation comes during

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AUSTIN RAPE CASES SWEPT UNDER THE RUG

by Grits for Breakfast More than a clerical error: DPS audit proves Austin PD forced out sex-crimes chief for refusing to fake clearance rates Auditors from the Texas Department of Public Safety  confirmed allegations that the Austin Police Department pressured the head of its sex-crimes unitto improperly classify rapes as “exceptionally cleared” when that was not

A former guard at the Bexar County Jail pleaded guilty Wednesday for smuggling an ounce of “methamphetamine” into the lockup. The second of two fired Bexar County detention officers charged last year with smuggling methamphetamine into the Bexar County Adult Detention Center has accepted a plea deal. Gabriel Robert Ortiz and Ruben Hernandez were arrested in July after a federal

I know what you did last Summer Pt. 2

by Karen Jannise In the case of Joseph Paul Gauthier, missing since April 29th, 2015 from Port Arthur, Texas.  I do know where Joseph is, and I have told the Port Arthur police department everything I know and where he is located. His shoes were found in a plastic bag. They knew where the body

“What’s the frequency, Kenneth?”

by CJ Ciaramella How the ‘Dead Suspect Loophole’ Lets Texas Police Hide Records of Jail Deaths and Shootings A Reason investigation of a notorious Texas public records loophole found 81 cases where police hid records of shootings and deaths in custody. Kenny Tong, an Austin police officer shot 70-year-old John Schaefer twice in the chest, killing

TABC Space Cowboy

Chief of Texas Alcohol Beverage Commission shoots the messenger, denies corruption charges by Ty Clevenger http://lawflog.com/?p=2094 It’s the holiday season, and joy and peace abound everywhere… if you’re watching the Hallmark Channel. Early this morning (a Sunday, in case you didn’t notice), the executive director of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission sent a nastygram to

Cold Bexar County Jail

$30 could have potentially saved Janice Dotson-Stephens’ life. The 61-year-old grandmother of 10, from Texas, died in jail after being held on $300 bail since July 17. She was reportedly charged with criminal trespassing. However, her family didn’t know she was being held until her unfortunate passing. Dotson-Stephens was arrested in Bexar County, Texas, in

by Ty Clevenger http://lawflog.com/?p=2078 The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission’s chief cop, Victor Kuykendoll, was promoted to the position while he was still under investigation for assaulting another agent, and even after the agency concluded that Kuykendoll had interfered with an ongoing criminal investigation of two of his friends. Meanwhile, the FBI and Travis County District