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

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

Wolves and Sharks at the Oasis

  By Jake Dominy 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

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

Corruption In Madison County

    by Jake Dominy 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

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 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

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,

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