Jefferson County DA Bob Wortham Obtain Conviction

AG Paxton’s Office, Jefferson County DA Bob Wortham Obtain Conviction,  60-Year Prison Sentence in Sex Trafficking Case Involving Women and Underage Victims 

Ken Paxton

AUSTIN – As a result of a joint effort by his office and the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office, Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that a jury found Johnny Ray Matlock guilty on charges of continuous trafficking of persons, a first-degree felony. Matlock waived his right to appeal and accepted a 60-year prison sentence, which is the equivalent of a life sentence in Texas. Attorney General Paxton’s Human Trafficking and Transnational/Organized Crime section, led […]