Montgomery County’s “Towopoly” draws complaints from local towing companies

Montgomery County’s “Towopoly” draws complaints from local towing companies

Image: The Montgomery County Commissioners Court and Sheriff’s Office have begun to play the game of “towopoly” through the unnecessary regulation of towing companies at the behest of the most politically influential ones, such as Milstead Towing, TJ Knox (EMC Towing), and Dustin Rutherford (multiple towing companies). The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and Montgomery County, […]

Montgomery County Towing Regulations: Crony Capitalism Or Public Safety Measure, Part 2 Of 2

Montgomery County Towing Regulations: Crony Capitalism Or Public Safety Measure, Part 2 Of 2

Image: State Representative Will Metcalf (left), Republican of Conroe, with Texas Governor Greg Abbott at the State Capitol in Austin in February, 2019. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, New Caney, and Austin, March 1 – On February 9, 2021, during a regular Commissioners Court meeting, Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts said, “We’re […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court adopts County-government-assisted towing oligopoly

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, February 22 – With the beneficiary towing company operators, especially Precinct 4 Commissioner James Metts’ close political associate T.J. Knox, urging them on, the Montgomery County Commissioners Court adopted a towing oligopoly in Montgomery county for non-consent tows at a special meeting on Friday, February 12, 2021. As Assistant […]