False accusations can disrupt the lives of anyone. It doesn't matter if you are a civilian, Dallas official, government worker, a parent or Fort Worth firefighter. It's possible that criminal charges can be brought against you for something you didn't do.
Four charges of sexual assault of a child have been brought against a Pearland man, with additional charges likely. Sexual offenses against children are some of the most emotionally-charged crimes that face police officers, judges and juries. Because of the emotion involved, the assumption at times becomes one of guilt on the part of the defendant before evidence is validated in support of the allegations.
Lufkin police found themselves arresting a Texas businessman one day and his girlfriend the next in related domestic disputes. No stranger to criminal charges, the man was allegedly the perpetrator of a domestic assault on his girlfriend wherein she was pushed, thrown to the ground and her throat was grabbed. Reportedly, the responding officers arrested the man at 12:01 a.m. on a Tuesday.
Sex crime allegations can impact individuals of any status, station or job. A jury in Fort Worth is hearing evidence in a sexual assault case against a former police officer. The 29-year law enforcement veteran stands accused of sexually assaulting a female victim in Dec. 2010.