Do you recognize this thief? Suspect seen on video using stolen credit card in multiple Cypress area stores, police say
Crime Stoppers of Houston and the Hedwig Village Police Department need the public’s assistance identifying the suspect seen on video using a person’s stolen credit card to rack up thousands of dollars in purchases.
Update: Detectives release sketch of suspect who fatally shot 17-year-old after Astros game
The father of a teenager who was shot and killed while on his way home from an Astros game Tuesday night says the shooter chased him down the freeway for more than three miles at times, reaching speeds of 100 miles an hour.
REPORT: Bond reform working while critics say it misses the point
HOUSTON – Harris County is under federal court order to reform its misdemeanor bail bond system to prevent defendants charged with mostly nonviolent crimes from languishing in jail. Now, a year after full implementation, a study supervised by Duke University Professor Brandon Merritt said it’s working with many fewer misdemeanor defendants languishing in jail. It also noted increases in violent crime can’t be traced to bail reform. “No one has ever had any problems or issues with misdemeanor bond reform,” said victim advocate Andy Kahan with Houston Crime Stoppers. “The revolving door at the courthouse surrounding felony defendants who have been repeatedly released on multiple felony bonds has played a significant role in the increase, particularly the murder rates.
Crime Stoppers of Houston celebrates 40 years of service to the community
HOUSTON – It’s been an amazing journey for Crime Stoppers of Houston. “We are your neighborhood non-profit public safety organization,” said CEO Rania Mankarious. We work hand in hand with law enforcement to solve some of those difficult cases. Hand in hand with media and the community.”As a part of the celebration, Crime Stoppers of Houston is hosting a special speaker series featuring Dateline NBC Correspondent Andrea Canning. Contact Rania Mankarious