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Criminal Justice/Prosecution

Paxton’s Law Enforce­ment Round Up

The law enforcement round up highlights important arrests made with the assistance of the Child Exploitation, Human Trafficking, and Fugitive Apprehension units in April.

May 12, 2022 | Press Release

AG Paxton’s Law Enforce­ment Round Up

The law enforcement round up highlights important arrests from the Human Trafficking, Child Exploitation, and Fugitive Apprehension units.

April 19, 2022 | Press Release

Texas Cou­ple Con­vict­ed of $1 Mil­lion Medicare Fraud Scheme

A federal jury convicted a Texas couple, Lindell King and Ynedra Diggs, for a $1 million Medicare fraud scheme.

April 18, 2022 | Noteworthy

Top 10 Texas Most Want­ed Fugi­tive Arrested

James Mark Bishop, a top 10 Texas Most Wanted Fugitive, was arrested in Medford, Oregon on March 28, 2022, for Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Young Child and Indecency with a Child by Sexual Contact, for offenses alleged to have occurred in Texas. 

April 08, 2022 | Press Release

Leon Coun­ty Jury Deliv­ers Guilty Ver­dict in Cap­i­tal Mur­der Case

Attorney General Ken Paxton’s Criminal Prosecutions Division was responsible for securing a guilty verdict in State of Texas vs. Hollis Willingham for capital murder from a Leon County Jury in the 369th District Court. Willingham was arrested and convicted of the 2007 murder of Jim Craig Martin.

April 05, 2022 | Press Release

AG Paxton’s Law Enforce­ment Round Up

The law enforcement round up highlights important arrests from the Human Trafficking, Child Exploitation, and Fugitive Apprehension units.

April 01, 2022 | Press Release

Spe­cial Grand Jury Votes Not to Indict Kyle Carruth

The Office of the Attorney General, acting as Attorney Pro Tem, presented to a Special Grand Jury of Lubbock County, the investigation into the shooting of Chad Read by Kyle Carruth that occurred in Lubbock, Texas on November 5th, 2021.

March 31, 2022 | Press Release

Paxton’s Law Enforce­ment Round Up

The law enforcement round up consists of important arrests made by the Human Trafficking, Child Exploitation, Special Crimes, and Fugitive Apprehension units for February 2022.

March 18, 2022 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Announces Ver­dict Reached in Fayette Coun­ty Mur­der Case

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced a Fayette County jury has reached a verdict in a murder case against Billy Joel Polasek.

February 25, 2022 | Press Release

Paxton’s Law Enforce­ment Round Up

This week's law enforcement round up includes important arrests from the Human Trafficking and Fugitive Apprehension units.

February 23, 2022 | Press Release