Man Sentenced to 45 Years for Murder Committed Over Debt

Conroe, August 17 – On August 17, 2020, defendant Melvin Ramirez-Russel, 39, entered a plea of guilty in front of the Honorable Lisa Michalk presiding over the 221st District Court, for the first degree felony offense of murder, in exchange for a sentence of 45 years in prison.  As part of the plea agreement, the State […]

DA Ligon issues ominous warning to children, parents involved in remote learning about online predators

Conroe, August 17 – Montgomery County District Attorney Brett Ligon issued the following statement earlier today. “During the first eight months of 2020, the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office has charged 60 defendants for internet crimes against children. Charges include Online Solicitation of a Minor, Possession and Promotion of Child Pornography, Sexual Performance by a […]

Former Montgomery County Doctor Saqer pleads guilty in Federal Court, State cases dismissed.

Conroe and Houston, July 9 – Physician Rezik A. Saqer pled guilty to federal charges—conspiracy to commit health care fraud—in a Houston federal court on Wednesday, July 3, 2019.  Sentencing has been set for October 22, 2019, where federal prosecutors will present evidence regarding health care fraud as well as relevant conduct related to Dr. Saqer’s […]

Hightower gets 35 years in prison for murder of his daughter

Conroe, March 28 – Tyrese Dewan Hightower pled guilty to the Murder of his daughter, T.H. On March 28, 2019, in the 221stDistrict Court (Judge Lisa Michalk presiding) of Montgomery County, Texas, pursuant to the plea agreement, Hightower was sentenced to 35 years in prison.  Due to the type of offense, Hightower will have to serve […]

Thomas gets life in prison for severe child abuse, thanks to District Judge Maginnis and work of Montgomery County DA

Conroe, March 20 – On February 15, 2019, Adam Lee Thomas was convicted by a jury of two counts of Injury to a Child in the 435thDistrict Court in Montgomery County.  On February 19, 2019, Judge Patty Maginnis of the 435thDistrict Court sentenced Thomas to Life in prison in each case. Judge Maginnis stacked the life […]

Montgomery County DA announces “No Refusal” weekend for Super Bowl LIII (53 for non-Romans)

Conroe, January 31 – As Super Bowl LIII quickly approaches, starting February 1, 2019, Montgomery County law enforcement agencies will begin to conduct increased DWI enforcement to hopefully send a strong message to drivers that driving while intoxicated in Montgomery County will not be tolerated this Super Bowl weekend.  These increased operations will continue through Monday, February […]

District Attorney Ligon’s office announces DWI enforcement stats for Montgomery County holidays

Conroe, January 2 – Montgomery County District Attorney Brett Ligon’s Office (MCDAO) announced the statistics for law enforcements DWI Enforcement operations for the 2018 holiday season. The Holiday and New Year’s Eve DWI Enforcement operations recently ended and law enforcement throughout Montgomery County worked to keep our roadways safe by increasing Driving While Intoxicated Enforcement […]