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Texas Office of the Attorney General Names Rosenberg Child Support Employee Assistant Attorney General of the Year

Attorney General Ken Paxton

Kaitlyn Williams singled out as region’s top attorney for dedication to Texas children The Office of the Attorney General recognized Kaitlyn Williams, an Assistant Attorney General (AAG) in the Child Support Division’s Rosenberg office, for her commitment to Texas children. Williams was named Assistant Attorney General of the Year for the Child Support Division’s Region 10. She was presented with the award on Monday, August 2, 2021, at the Statewide Assistant Attorneys General Virtual Conference. […]

Paxton’s Fugitive Apprehension Unit Arrests 18 Violent Parole Violators in Operation

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Last week, Office of the Attorney General Arlington and Austin Fugitive Unit Personnel conducted an operation that focused on apprehending and arresting parole violators with violent felony convictions, violent criminal history and gang affiliations. The teams focused on parole violators in the Amarillo area, which consisted of both Potter and Randall counties. During the week, 18 suspects were arrested. The suspects were currently on parole for offenses such as Murder, Assault, Robbery, Possession of Firearm by a Felon, Assault Family Violence, Drugs and various other […]

AG Paxton’s Law Enforcement Round Up

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The Child Exploitation Unit made a noteworthy arrest last week. In Bexar County, Isidro Ibarra Moreno, 35, of San Antonio, was arrested for five counts of Possession of Child Pornography on July 14. This case was received as a NCMEC CyberTipline report involving the upload of child pornography to an email account. After executing a search warrant, investigators submitted a digital media device to be examined by the Digital Forensics Unit. Moreno was transported to the Bexar County Jail where he was booked without […]

AG Paxton’s Law Enforcement Round Up

Ken Paxton

The Child Exploitation Unit made a noteworthy arrest last week. In Bexar County, Zane Ellis, 20, of San Antonio, was arrested on June 29 for five counts of Possession of Child Pornography. This case was received as a NCMEC CyberTipline report involving the upload of child pornography to an online account. In the course of executing a search warrant, investigators found numerous files of child pornography on Ellis’ cell phone and seized multiple devices for examination […]

AG Paxton Commends Fifth Circuit for Upholding the TDCJ’s COVID-19 Safety Measures

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Attorney General Ken Paxton commended the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit for ruling in favor of the COVID-19 protective measures implemented by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ).  TDCJ acted promptly and reasonably to combat this virus by relying the advice of medical professionals, and Attorney General Paxton credits the Fifth Circuit for recognizing the protective actions taken by TDCJ. “TDCJ took extraordinary measures to protect inmates and staff from […]

Purdue Pharma Files Bankruptcy Plan, Establishing Trust for Nationwide Opioid Abatement Efforts

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton plays critical leadership role adding billions to the trust Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that Purdue Pharma filed its estimated $7 billion bankruptcy plan, which places the value of the company into a trust set up to allocate funds toward opioid abatement efforts across the nation. Texas is a leader on an instrumental committee in this bankruptcy, negotiating these abatement dollars which includes additional amounts in excess of a […]

AG Paxton: Fifth Circuit Issues Sanctions Against Perkins Coie

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Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ordered sanctions against Marc Elias and other attorneys at Perkins Coie, an international law firm that provides counsel for the Democratic National Committee, for submitting redundant and misleading supplemental filings in their attempt to re-implement straight-ticket voting in Texas. When submitting the supplemental filings, Perkins Coie also failed to notify the Court that a nearly identical previous motion was denied. Failure to disclose this denial violated their duty […]