In an “economic development” success, Montgomery County government has successfully exported its primary commodity statewide to all of Texas: corruption

Conroe and Montgomery County, March 4 – Montgomery County and the City of Conroe have spent many tens of millions of dollars on “economic development” and have recently exported to the entire State of Texas the primary commodity which this community manufactures, corruption. In a case emanating out of Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie […]

Doyal, Riley delay Texas Open Meetings criminal case oral argument until January 25, decision by March Primary Election unlikely

Beaumont, October 27 – The Beaumont Court of Appeals the two-month delay request of criminal defendants, Craig Doyal and Charlie Riley, who are, respectively, the Montgomery County Judge and Precinct 2 County Commissioner. Local political boss Marc Davenport is a co-defendant along with Doyal and Riley for allegedly violating Section 551.143 of the Texas Open […]

Montgomery County Judge Doyal files brief in his TOMA criminal case, continues to argue TOMA violates his free speech

Beaumont, August 23 – Criminal defendant and Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal filed his responsive brief in the Beaumont Court of Appeals on Monday, August 21, 2017. The State of Texas is appealing the dismissal of Doyal’s, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley’s, and local political boss and consultant Marc Davenport’s criminal case on constitutional […]

Prosecutors provide cogent summary of criminal case against County Judge Doyal, Commissioner Riley, Davenport, argue trial court should not have dismissed criminal proceedings against them

Prosecutors provide cogent summary of criminal case against County Judge Doyal, Commissioner Riley, Davenport, argue trial court should not have dismissed criminal proceedings against them

Beaumont, July 13 – The prosecutors, acting on behalf of the State of Texas, who are pursuing criminal convictions against Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, and local political boss and consultant Marc Davenport, filed their opening Brief late in the day on Monday, July 10, 2017, in the Ninth […]

Legal update: “Video-Gate,” TOMA cases progressing slowly (The Davenports, Part 4)

Legal update: “Video-Gate,” TOMA cases progressing slowly (The Davenports, Part 4)

Conroe, June 3 – Two cases vitally important to Montgomery County – the “Video-Gate” investigation of County Judge Craig Doyal and the Texas Open Meetings Act (TOMA) criminal prosecution of Doyal, Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley, and consultant Marc Davenport – are progressing slowly. The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, provides this update after […]