Houston Police Department

Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences Need the Public’s Help in Identifying the Deceased Individual

Announcement Date: 5/10/2022 Date of Death/Recovery: 12/8/2021 IFS Case Number: ML21-5688 Law Enforcement Agency and Case Number: Houston Police Department 1642097-21K NamUs.gov: https://www.namus.gov/UnidentifiedPersons/Case#/91253 Recovery Location: 9919 Valley Lake Dr. Houston, TX 77078 Demographic Description: Sex: Male Height: 5’5” – 5’11” Age: 18-27 years Race: Unknown ADDITIONAL IDENTIFIERS: The decedent was found wearing Black tennis shoes (men’s size 10), black Hanes socks, Russell brand sweatpants (size XL), and a FreshForce brand t-shirt. CASE DETAILS: Unidentified skeletal remains scattered in a wooded area. PHOTOS: Shoes similar to that found with […]

National Night Out events planned for North Houston District on Oct. 5 at Tom Wussow Park

The North Houston District will bring together area residents, businesses, military members and law enforcement for its 2021 National Night Out on Oct. 5 at Tom Wussow Park. This annual event is designed to enhance relationships among neighbors and law enforcement in a positive setting and to foster a sense of community within the Aldine-Greenspoint area. Although National Night Out is celebrated in August in some parts of the country, it is scheduled in October […]

Houston Police Investigating Apparent Suicide on Katy Freeway

By George Slaughter Houston police are investigating the death of a man after a car chase where a Harris County sheriff’s deputy fired his weapon at about 1:30 p.m. Thursday on the Katy Freeway east of Mason Road. The man’s identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences. The episode began when Harris County sheriff’s deputies tried to stop a driver for a traffic violation in Harris County. The situation became […]

AG Paxton’s Law Enforcement Round Up

Ken Paxton

The Election Fraud Unit made a noteworthy arrest last week. In Harris County, on July 7, Hervis Rogers was arrested for illegally voting in multiple elections including the 2018 General and Special Election and the 2020 Harris County Primary Election. Specifically, it is alleged that Rogers was on parole when he voted in an election for which he was not eligible to vote. Rogers was transported to the Montgomery County Jail without incident. This arrest was made while […]

Skeletal Remains Found at The Intersection of Cherry and Woodard Streets in Houston, TX

HCIFS is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying this unknown female. On October 10, 2020, her partial skeletal remains were found in the woods near Loop 610 and the intersection of Cherry and Woodard Streets in Houston TX, 77026.  She is estimated to be White, Black, or admixed, aged 20 – 35 years old, and was between 4ft 10in and 5ft 4in tall.  It is estimated that her remains were at this location for many […]

Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences: Unidentified Decedent Flier

Announcement Date: 11/25/2020 Date of Death/Recovery: 11/19/2020 IFS Case Number: ML20-4910 Law Enforcement Agency and Case Number: Houston Police Department 1538797-20H NamUs.gov Number: UP75894 Recovery Location: 10700 North Freeway, Houston, TX 77037 Demographic Description: Sex: Female Race: White Height: 5’6”” Wt: 170 Age: Adult ADDITIONAL IDENTIFIERS: The decedent has no tattoos. She was clothed in a maroon shirt with a white floral pattern, black sweater, blue jeans, teal socks and a pair of blue and […]