Every so often local law enforcement officials decide that they need to clean up a particular neighborhood, by cracking down on activity that residents believe attracts the wrong kind of people. This may have been the motivation behind a recent prostitution sting operation in northwest Harris County that resulted in the arrests of five men. The men, who range in age from 33 to 49, have each been charged with one count of prostitution.
Charges of alleged sex crimes can have a devastating impact on a person's reputation. When the accused is a law enforcement officer, sex crime charges can bring a promising career to a swift end. That is the possibility now being faced by a Harris County Deputy Constable who has been charged with prostitution.
For a teacher, few things can be more devastating than to be accused of an improper sexual relationship with a student. A former Houston-area high school teacher is facing such an accusation right now.
A prostitution conviction can cause devastating damage to a person's reputation. Those who face a prostitution charge need to fight it with the most aggressive defense they can put forward. A 28-year-old woman in the Houston area is in this situation now.
A conviction for soliciting prostitution can cause serious damage to a person's reputation. Fortunately, an arrest need not necessarily result in a conviction, especially if the accused puts forward an aggressive defense.
Society views the sexual abuse of a child as one of the most heinous of crimes, and rightly so. But the more awful the alleged crime, the greater the injustice for an innocent person who is wrongly accused. Accusations of child sex abuse can destroy a person's reputation and result in a prison sentence and a listing on a public registry of sex offenders.
Authorities from several state and federal agencies, working jointly as the Houston Human Trafficking Task Force, have arrested thirteen people on charges of operating an international prostitution organization. The accused, six men and seven women, include citizens of the United States and of Mexico. The charges include conspiracy to commit sex trafficking and money laundering. It will take an aggressive defense to fight these charges.
When a person is arrested for alleged sex crimes, they can feel as if their life has been thrown into a tailspin. If convicted, they face a potenially long prison sentence, plus the lifelong humiliation of being listed on a sex offender registry, which effectively makes them outcasts in their communities. These are the potential consequences a Houston-area teacher now faces.
When a man is accused of being a sex offender and is wanted for subsequent crimes, he needs a strong defense. However, when those alleged crimes warrant him being placed on the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive list, that man requires an immediate and aggressive defense.
When someone is accused of any type sexual behavior involving a minor, a strong defense is required. Recently in the Texas Hill Country eight men were arrested for various crimes, including Internet solicitation of a minor.