5 things for Houstonians to know for Thursday, Dec. 3

Houston Rockets' Russell Westbrook reacts during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks, Friday, July 31, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Mike Ehrmann/Pool Photo via AP)
Houston Rockets' Russell Westbrook reacts during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks, Friday, July 31, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Mike Ehrmann/Pool Photo via AP) (2020 Getty Images)

Here are things to know for Thursday, Dec. 3:

1. Human trafficking operation run out of Katy-area home for more than a year, authorities say

Fort Bend County Precinct 3 Constable’s Office announced the arrest of Naazir Jackson Wednesday following a yearlong human trafficking investigation.

Authorities said in a news conference that law enforcement tracked Jackson’s Katy home in the unincorporated Cinco Ranch South Lake subdivision, finding that it worked as a kind of headquarters for a complex human trafficking operation.

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2. Investigation underway after dog chews off foot while being held at BARC animal shelter

How could a dog being held at the city’s BARC animal shelter manage to chew off his paw without anyone noticing? Houston city officials have yet to answer that question.

Last month, Houston animal control officers seized Morgan Webre’s 85-pound German Shepherd, Koda, after the dog bit a woman while he was being walked in the 100 block of Birdsall.