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Criminal Justice/Prosecution

Attor­ney Gen­er­al Paxton’s Law Enforce­ment Round-Up: Decem­ber 1 – 312022

The law enforcement round-up is comprised of important arrests from the Child Exploitation and Fugitive Apprehension Units.

January 23, 2023 | Press Release

Paxton’s Crim­i­nal Pros­e­cu­tion Divi­sion Puts Child Abuser Behind Bars

Attorney General Paxton’s Criminal Prosecution Division secured a seven-year prison sentence for a Texarkana man who committed child abuse in Bowie County, Texas. 

December 28, 2022 | Press Release

Attor­ney Gen­er­al Paxton’s Law Enforce­ment Round-Up: Novem­ber 16 – 302022

The law enforcement round-up is comprised of important arrests from the Child Exploitation and Fugitive Apprehension Units.

December 14, 2022 | Press Release

Attor­ney Gen­er­al Paxton’s Law Enforce­ment Round-Up: Novem­ber 1 – 152022

The law enforcement round-up is comprised of important arrests from the Child Exploitation, Human Trafficking, and Fugitive Apprehension Units.

December 06, 2022 | Press Release

Paxton’s Crim­i­nal Pros­e­cu­tions Divi­sion Secures Guilty Ver­dict Against Man Who Sex­u­al­ly Assault­ed a Child

Attorney General Ken Paxton’s Criminal Prosecutions Division trial team secured a guilty plea against a man who committed sexual assault of a child.

December 01, 2022 | Press Release

Attor­ney Gen­er­al Paxton’s Law Enforce­ment Round Up: Octo­ber 16 – 312022

The law enforcement round up is comprised of important arrests from the Child Exploitation and Fugitive Apprehension Units.

November 23, 2022 | Press Release

Attor­ney Gen­er­al Paxton’s Law Enforce­ment Round Up: Octo­ber 1 – 152022

The law enforcement round up is comprised of important arrests from the Child Exploitation, Human Trafficking, and Fugitive Apprehension Units.

October 27, 2022 | Press Release

Paxton’s Crim­i­nal Pros­e­cu­tion Divi­sion Secures Con­vic­tions Against Two Mur­der­ers Who Killed Young Moth­er in 2018

Edgar Barr-Lazcano (male, 45) and Cecola Mozon (female, 44) of Hillsboro, Texas, have been sentenced to 25 and 20 years in prison for murder.

October 20, 2022 | Press Release

Attor­ney Gen­er­al Paxton’s Law Enforce­ment Round Up

The law enforcement round up is comprised of important arrests from the Child Exploitation and Fugitive Apprehension Units.

October 07, 2022 | Press Release

Paxton’s Cold Case and Miss­ing Per­sons Unit Hosts Sem­i­nar Sup­port­ing Law Enforce­ment Agen­cies in Solv­ing Cases

The Texas Attorney General’s Cold Case and Missing Persons Unit is hosting a free seminar for law enforcement agencies across the state titled “Investigating Cold Cases in 2022: DNA, Genealogy, Cell Phone Location Analytics, and Other Resources” on October 5 and 6.

October 06, 2022 | Press Release