Harris County Precinct 5 chief among 14 suspects arrested in undercover prostitution operation; relieved of duty: Authorities
A chief for Harris County Precinct 5 Constable’s Office was arrested and charged Wednesday after being caught up in an undercover prostitution operation, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office said.
Remembering Charles Galloway: Condolences, reactions pour in for Harris County Pct. 5 after deputy killed during traffic stop
Condolences, tributes, and memories begin to pour after a deputy for Harris County Precinct 5 Constable’s Office was shot and killed during a traffic stop in southwest Houston early Sunday.
Man kills himself after leading police on 95-mile chase, engaging in hourslong standoff, authorities say
HOUSTON – Both directions of Interstate 10 are back open Thursday in Schulenburg after a chase that started in Houston resulted in a standoff and a man committing suicide, according to authorities. Officials said the chase started after a person in the vehicle fired shots at a deputy from the Harris County Precinct 5 Constable’s Office around 3 a.m. Thursday. The chase passed through Houston and Colorado County where authorities said they used spike strips to damage the tires. Authorities said the driver continued to drive on rims until finally coming to a stop Schulenburg, where he refused to get out. Deputies said the driver continued to flash a handgun and law enforcement shut down I-10 in the area while they worked to resolve the situation.
Group aims to provide free legal help to Harris County families facing eviction during pandemic
If you want to get help from Lone Star Legal Aid, you can start here: LSLA COVID Eviction Interview. According to research from January Advisors, from July 1 through September 9, a total of 4,988 eviction cases were filed in eight Harris County precincts. About 34% of those were filed in Precinct 5, which covers West Harris County. Total evictions in Harris County between July 1 and Sept. 9. (Courtesy of January Advisors) (KPRC)Evictions in Harris County Precinct 5 between July 1 and Sept. 9.
Woman accused of leading deputy constables on wild chase with child in vehicle
HOUSTON – A woman is in custody after she led Precinct 5 constable deputies on a chase while a child was in the vehicle in west Harris County Thursday, authorities said. Constable deputies said the chase began around 3:11 a.m. when authorities saw a vehicle that they believe was involved in a hit and run. When constable deputies attempted to make a traffic stop, the vehicle failed to yield, they said. According to authorities, the driver came to a stop at 20800 Sandy Bay Lane and was taken into custody. Constable deputies said an unrestrained child was in the vehicle during the incident.