According to the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles, there are 2,586 different ways of committing a felony in Texas. The crimes rank in severity from lowest (credit card abuse, for example) to highest (capital murder). In Texas, even the … Continued
Austin Jail Release
In the latest installment in the saga of events following the March raid of Sixth Street nightclubs owned by Yassine Enterprises, Yassine brother Steven pleaded guilty to a drug charge on Friday. He had been acquitted of a money laundering … Continued
Over a two-week period that included Labor Day Weekend, the Texas Department of Public Safety conducted a massive effort to get drunk drivers off roads across the state. Over the course of the initiative, DPS troopers made a total of … Continued
The weekend before last, police arrests of homeless individuals were more than three times the average number. About 300 homeless people were arrested in a new APD plan labeled as a “Public Order Initiative.” According to a spokesperson, the Austin … Continued
After being arrested, booked, interviewed, and placed in a jail cell, the last thing you want to do is remain in custody for a long period of time. If you have been arrested for a misdemeanor, or certain felonies, there are multiple procedures for getting you released from jail.