Harris County Sheriff

Pierson Defense Attorney: Jury Didn't Believe Accusers

Tommy Pierson was found not guilty by a Harris County Jury of Aggravated Sodomy and Sexual Battery.  Those were the most serious charges of a 12 count indictment against the former Harris County Sheriff's Deputy…

Jury Decides Fate of Former Deputy

The Prosecution closed their case in Harris County against a former Sheriff's Deputy by saying the case has always been about an abuse of power. A pattern of abuse by the deputy Prosecutors say that…

Deputy's Trial Begins with Sex Tales

The trial for a former Harris County Deputy accused of sexual misconduct began today with sex tales and testimony about the Deputy's own private life. Tommy Pierson was fired from the department after allegations of…

Slater: No Conflict Prosecuting Dyksma Case

The District Attorney Julia Slater tells First News exclusively the release of that graphic video showing Harris County deputies encounter with a Columbus teen, his arrest and his death and the public response…