Houston arsonist arrested by authorities

Posted on June 28th, 2012 No Comments

A man accused of starting three fires at Houston-area businesses has been arrested by police. He has been charged with arson and criminal mischief after he set fire to C&E Tire and Wheel, Dolce Vita, and the leasing office of the San Jacinto Gardens Apartments.

The 25 year-old man, who is also a convicted sex offender, is currently in the Harris County Jail being held on $80,000 bond. According to the Houston Chronicle, the fire at Dolce Vita caused more than $40,000 in damages.

The Houston Fire Department is continuing the investigate the fires. No injures were reported. The accused previously served three years in jail for a 2007 sexual assault conviction.

If you have been charged with arson, contact the arson defense attorneys of Garg & Associates, P.C. at 281-362-2865 to help build your defense.

Houston’s largest heroin bust found in disabled car

Posted on June 21st, 2012 No Comments

Seventeen kilograms of heroin were found in a disabled vehicle by a Houston police officer last week, the largest heroin bust the city has ever seen. According to KHOU, the officer found the drugs when he went to help a motorist in a disabled vehicle.

When the officer called for a tow, the driver of the car fled the scene. The suspicious officer searched the car and found the 17 kilograms of heroin and 15 kilograms of methamphetamine hidden behind the back seat.

Authorities estimate the drugs to have a street value of $1.7 million and believe they came from Mexican drug cartels.

If you are facing charges of drug possession or trafficking, contact the drug crimes defense lawyers of Garg & Associates, P.C. at 281-362-2865 today.

Employees accused of stealing from Deerbrook Mall

Posted on June 14th, 2012 No Comments

One current employee, one former employee, and a friend are accused of stealing more than $20,000 worth of merchandise from a Journeys shoe store in Deerbrook Mall late last month.

The store’s manager says the suspect who was a current employee at the time of burglary closed the store but left the rear door open and did not set the alarm. She was able to identify his car from the surveillance tape, which shows three people loading boxes into a car.

KTRK reports the suspects took cash, hundreds of pairs of shoes, backpacks, sunglasses, wallets, belts, headphones and toys worth a total of $20,766.

If you have been accused of business burglary, contact the burglary defense attorneys of Garg & Associates, P.C. by calling 281-362-2865.

Family sues camp for counselor’s sexual abuse

Posted on June 5th, 2012 No Comments

A Houston family has filed a lawsuit against Camp La Junta after their son was sexually abused by a camp counselor in the summer of 2009. According to the Houston Chronicle, the parents allege defamation and negligence by the camp and its owner.

The 23-year-old camp counselor has been sentenced and is currently serving a nine-year prison term on the charges of sexually assaulting a minor. According to the lawsuit, the then 11-year-old boy wrote to his parents about the abuse in a letter.

When the mother contacted the camp, the owner allegedly told her that her son was exaggerating and only homesick. The family says he still suffers from emotional distress.

If you have been charged with or are facing accusations of sexual assault, contact the sexual assault defense attorneys of Garg & Associates, P.C., at 281-362-2865.

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