More Texas Congressional leaders call for President Trump’s ouster
HOUSTON – Late Thursday a growing number of Texas Congressional leaders called for President Donald trump’s ouster. The calls came despite President Trump denouncing the violence at the Capitol and promising a smooth transition of power in a pre-recorded message released Thursday evening. Democratic Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia announced she is co-sponsoring a resolution to impeach President Trump if Vice President Mike Pence and the Cabinet doesn’t invoke the 25th Amendment for his removal. However, newly elected Republican Congressman Troy Nehls, disagreed with his colleagues, saying President Trump will leave office on January 20th. “We’re delighted that one of our very own, former Sheriff Troy Nehls was instrumental in helping many members,” said Lee.
Eric Fagan, Fort Bend County’s new sheriff, officially sworn into office
Sheriff Eric Fagan has been sworn into office and will take over as Fort Bend County Sheriff. HOUSTON – Fort Bend County officially has a new sheriff in town. READ: Fort Bend County elects first African American sheriff since reconstruction eraFagan won a close race against Precinct 4 Constable Trevor Nehls, drawing 53% of the votes. He was a Houston police officer for more than 30 years and has lived in Fort Bend County for nearly 20. Click here to read more about Fagan’s goals for the sheriff’s office.
Fort Bend County elects first African American sheriff since reconstruction era
HOUSTON – A historic win in Fort Bend County for Sheriff-elect Eric Fagan. Fagan is now the second Black sheriff to be elected in the county’s history. Fagan was a Houston police officer for more than 30 years and has lived in Fort Bend County for nearly 20. Now that he’s elected, Fagan said he wants to bridge the gap between the sheriff’s department and the community. “I want to represent all the people of Fort Bend, not just African Americans, not just Hispanics, not just Muslims but everyone, Caucasian, everyone,” Fagan said.
Fort Bend County deputies wrangle gator that ‘likes long walks’ in Rosenberg neighborhood
HOUSTON – Fort Bend County Sheriff’s deputies had a snappy Saturday as they wrangled an alligator that wandered into a Rosenberg subdivision. Officials say the gator was seen walking along Reading Road in Bonbrook Plantation in Rosenberg, Texas. Deputies had good humor about the incident, tweeting, “Pets are required to be on a leash. Alligators are native to the area and are in most bodies of water in the area. They also said he “likes long walks.”Fort Bend County officials say the gator was relocated to the Brazos River.