‘God sees you’: Woman who claims Taser shocks threw her from wheelchair during arrest calls out HCSO deputy
A woman who claims a Harris County deputy used a Taser on her multiple times while she was in a wheelchair is holding a news conference with lawyers on Wednesday to discuss the deputy in the lawsuit she has filed against the county and the deputies involved.
Woman arrested for allegedly driving through vaccination site in protest, nearly hitting workers: ‘No vaccine!’
Virginia Christine Lewis Brown, who allegedly yelled "No vaccine!" as she drove through a vaccination tent, was arrested for “placing the lives of seven workers in danger,” the Blount County Sheriff’s Office announced Thursday.washingtonpost.com
3 Chicagoans arrested in Georgia police pursuit caught on video
Three Chicago men were arrested in a small city in Georgia northeast of Atlanta this week following a police pursuit caught on video that showed deputies ramming the car the men and another passenger were in after police saw the driver using a cell phone without a handsfree device, according to police.chicagotribune.com
Harris County Pct. 5 deputy now battling pneumonia after overcoming COVID-19
HOUSTON – One Harris County Precinct 5 Constable Deputy who is recovering from COVID-19, is now fighting a collapsed lung and post-COVID pneumonia. Even in these times, Precinct 5 deputy Daniel Porter has the heart to serve others. “We’ve been going since say day one,” Porter said. Now, Porter is hoping to help serve the community from his home as he recovers from COVID-19 and post-COVID complications, including a collapsed lung. AdTwo months ago, he also joined as a deputy for Harris County Constable Precinct 5, who have quickly become his “blue family.”“They are some of the most amazing people over there.
72-year-old business owner shot after mistaking deputy for burglary suspect in northwest Harris County, authorities say
HOUSTON – An investigation is underway after a 72-year-old business owner was shot Tuesday after mistaking a deputy for a burglary suspect in northwest Harris County, authorities said. Deputies said the 72-year-old man arrived at the scene after calling 911 and didn’t know deputies had already arrived. The owner mistook the deputy for the burglar and fired at the deputy, authorities said. Authorities said the deputy returned fired, hitting the man in the shoulder. Investigators said the business owner was wearing the same type of clothing as the burglar seen on camera.
Harris County police officer caught on video pulling gun, threatening to kill driver
The Harris County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deputy after a video surfaced showing him pulling his gun and threatening to kill a motorist on Monday. "He went around the truck, stopped and parked in front of us," Dickerson told ABC13. There's a sales tax holiday soon in Texas"I was terrified," Dickerson told ABC13. The Harris County Sheriff's Office told ABC13 that the deputy has been placed on administrative leave. Dickerson told ABC13.chron.com
Man shot by off-duty HCSO deputy charged after suspected car break-in in Katy area, authorities say
HOUSTON – The man an off-duty Harris County Sheriff’s deputy shot at during a suspected car break-in is now charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, authorities said Monday. The deputy was not hurt, but Rudegelio Buning Tacorda, 47, was, the Harris County Sheriff’s Office said. He was cut in the hand during a shootout with the deputy. According to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, the shooting occurred Saturday at an apartment complex in the Katy area around 8:45 p.m. at 23614 Western Center Dr., near Katy Freeway and Highway 99. Officials said the suspect fled the scene, but he showed up at Memorial Hermann Hospital with the gunshot wound to the hand.
Florida deputy under investigation for allegedly body-slamming student
Florida deputy under investigation for allegedly body-slamming student A Florida deputy is under investigation after a video appeared to show him body-slamming a female high school student to the ground. CBS News spoke with the teenager's mother and their attorney, Benjamin Crump.cbsnews.com
President signs bill into law naming U.S. Post Office in honor of fallen Harris County Deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal
HOUSTON – A fallen Harris County deputy who dedicated his life to serving the community is being honored with a U.S. Post Office being renamed after him. President Donald Trump has now signed a bill into law naming a post office after Deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal. The bill, passed with unanimous support in the House and Senate along with being co-sponsored by the entire Texas congressional delegation, will change the name of the office on Addicks Howell Road near Highway 6. Dhaliwal was killed in the line of duty in September 2019.
Caught on camera: Deputy runs over fleeing man
(NBC NEWS) – A former police detective is suing a Kansas sheriff’s deputy for running him over with his truck in order to arrest him. 35-year-old Lionel Womack says he was returning to Kansas from a business trip in California on August 15th when he was pulled over by a deputy. Womack says he complied, but when three additional vehicles showed up and surrounded his car he “freaked out” and ran away in an open field. That’s when dashcam video shows a Kiowa County Sheriff’s truck turn toward him and run him over. Womack is suing the driver of that truck, Deputy Jeremy Rodriguez, accusing him of being recklessly and carelessly indifferent to his federally protected rights.
Deputy recovering after leg run over during chase in NE Harris County, HCSO says
HOUSTON – A Harris County sheriff’s deputy is out of the hospital recovering after authorities said her leg was run over during a chase in the Greensbrook area Monday. Investigators said the incident happened on Green Coral near Greensbrook Forest around 12:30 a.m. when she was attempting to stop a stolen car when everyone in it hopped out but left the car in drive. Deputies said she chased the suspects, but the vehicle hit her. Investigators said other deputies caught two of the suspects, who are all believed to be juveniles.
Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here’s what happened Dec. 4 with COVID-19 in the Chicago area
The next week, the deputy returned to the restaurant and again saw people dining indoors. This time, the deputy didn’t enter the restaurant “due to the upset nature of the last compliance check,” because “I did not want to further make any situation worse by entering,” according to the report. Again, the deputy was not there to enforce, but rather to document and educate on current guidelines, the report states.chicagotribune.com
Deputy Johnny Tunches update: Funeral services announced for veteran HCSO deputy who died of COVID-19
HOUSTON – Funeral services for Deputy Johnny Tunches, who died as a result of COVID-19, were announced Thursday. The Harris County Sheriff’s Office announced on Twitter that services are set for Nov. 12 at Humble First Assembly of God. A public visitation will be held at 9 a.m. Social distancing will be enforced, according to the official announcement. Services will be held at 10 a.m.
One Good Thing: 8-year-old afraid of law enforcement forms friendship with South Carolina deputy
An 8-year-old South Carolina boy who told his mom he was afraid of the police has a new and unexpected friend. Gavin Williamson says he was scared of law enforcement before meeting Deputy Kerry Shelton last week. His mom, Ashton Williamson, says she saw Deputy Sheltons cruiser on the side of the road and decided to pull over and introduce Gavin to the deputy. Thats when a new friendship formed. Gavin says he now sees law enforcement in a different light and wants to be an officer when he gets older.
Former Fort Bend County sheriff’s deputy charged in death of deputy constable
HOUSTON – A former Fort Bend County sheriff’s deputy has been charged with criminal negligent homicide in the shooting death of a 37-year-old deputy constable in the Sienna Plantation area of Missouri City in May. Chadwick Devin McRae, 49, of Stafford, is charged in the death of Caleb Rule, records show. The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office released a statement about McRae, saying he was terminated following an internal investigation due to violation of the office’s Use of Force Policy as it related to Rule’s death. “This situation is tragic,” Fort Bend County District Attorney Brian M. Middleton said. And the death of Deputy Rule, who was on duty serving his community at the time of his death, is an unbearable loss for his wife, children, and extended family.”The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office referred questions to the Texas Rangers, as the lead investigative agency, and the Fort Bend County District Attorney’s Office.
Harris County Pct. 4 deputy constable fired after being accused of offering teen $80 for sex act
HOUSTON – A Harris County Precinct 4 deputy has been fired and charged after he was accused of the attempted sex assault of a teen runaway, authorities say. In one of the alleged messages, Mayes is accused of offering the girl $80 cash for a sex act. When interviewed, the girl told detectives he would hold her hand, touch her shoulder and arm. Investigators said they also found pictures and videos of Mayes having sex with multiple women while wearing his uniform. Roberts claimed investigators took Mayes’ personal cell phone unlawfully and requested the judge order it to be returned.
Off-duty constable deputy at gas pump catches robbery suspect moments after Circle K robbery
Published: May 17, 2020, 9:27 am Updated: May 17, 2020, 9:36 amAn off-duty deputy constable deputy apprehended a robbery suspect at a Circle K gas station in northwest Houston early Sunday morning. The Constable Precinct 1 Deputy was at a gas pump at the gas station when he observed a robbery taking place inside the convenience store. The deputy was able to catch the robbery suspect as he was leaving the store. A weapon and about $140 were recovered, according to investigators. No injuries were reported.
Sgt. Raymond Scholwinski remembered as humble, honorable and humourous
HUMBLE, Texas – Bagpipes belted “Amazing Grace” on Thursday to begin the funeral of Harris County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Raymond Scholwinski. Family, friends and fellow deputies gathered at the First Assembly of God in Humble to remember Scholwinski, who worked for the Sheriff’s Office for decades. Scholwinski was remembered as a faithful, humble and honorable man who liked to make people laugh. Raymond Scholwinski, HCSO deputy who died after contracting COVID-19Scholwinski’s daughter, Brandi DeLane Scholwinski, said she and her father had an unbreakable bond.
Robbery suspect shot, killed after charging at deputy in League City, authorities say
LEAGUE CITY, Texas – A robbery suspect is dead after investigators said he was shot while charging at a Galveston County deputy in League City Thursday. The deputy heard a call just before 9:30 p.m. about reports of a suspicious person possibly robbing a convenience store off Tuscan Lakes near FM 646. By the time the deputy arrived in the parking lot, authorities said the suspect was exiting the store holding a handgun and then charged at that deputy. The deputy said he immediately shot the suspect, who died at the scene. Other law enforcement agencies are helping with the investigation, including the Texas Rangers.