Tyler In The News

April 12, 2017
HPD Investigator May Have Made 65 Errors in Cases

Houston Police Department has had to reassign one of their crime-scene investigators because an audit revealed 65 errors made in case reports. Many of the cases were related to violent crimes. The situation has caused the District Attorney’s Office to notify all defense lawyers to check any of their cases involving the investigator. The head […]

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December 21, 2016
Well Known Lawyer and DA Make Controversial Pre-trial Deal

Tony Buzzbee is one of the wealthiest civil attorneys in the Harris County area but may be in the spotlight now for different reasons. Buzzbee is reported to have taken a pre-trial deal that many local defense attorneys believe to be considered “special treatment.” Additionally, Buzzbee is facing heat for seeking to expunge the arrest […]

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November 22, 2016
Lab & Analyst Under Scrutiny After Multiple Forensic Errors

A lab technician associated with the Houston Forensic Science Center (HFSC) has admitted to mislabeling a DWI blood sample in 2013. The incident wasn’t reported to the court according to defense attorneys who would have used the information for their case. This isn’t the first time HFSC has been under the radar for improper procedures. […]

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November 22, 2016
15,000 Pieces of Evidence Damaged at the Houston Police Department

The Houston Police Department is reviewing thousands of pieces of evidence after a sprinkler mishap on Tuesday. Officials stated that thousands of evidentiary items have been affected and linked to over 4,000 cases. This has caused local defense attorneys to assess their cases for compromised evidence. Tyler Flood who manages Tyler Flood & Associates, Inc. […]

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November 1, 2016
HPD Evidence May Be Water Damaged

In October, reports have stated a sprinkler was set off in the freezer of the Houston Police Department’s property room. Property rooms are used by law enforcement to protect and store important evidence. The freezer in particular is used to hold valuable biological and toxicological evidence such as DWI tests. Now, officers are working to […]

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October 20, 2016
Prosecutors May Face Scrutiny from 2018 Voters

Elections are coming up and prosecutors across the nation are facing a shift in what voters want from their District Attorney. U.S. citizens are starting to ask for more progressive criminal reform instead of the standard “tough on crime” approach many prosecutors have utilized. This may be because of the recent string of scandals surrounding […]

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October 19, 2016
HPD Sprinkler Damaged 15,000 Pieces of Evidence

The Houston Police Department is facing another dilemma after a sprinkler mishap has caused nearly 15,000 pieces to be reexamined for water damage. This is just after more than 100 cases were dismissed after evidence was found to be destroyed in Precinct 4. HPD officials are looking into the sprinkler malfunction but hasn’t found any […]

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October 12, 2016
Sprinkler Mishap May Have Jeopardized 4,000 Cases

Reports have indicated a sprinkler malfunction may have endangered evidence connected to more than 4,000 cases. The sprinkler went off on unexpectedly in the freezer on Tuesday, which contained mostly biological and toxicological evidence. Most of evidence associated is connected to DWI cases. There aren’t any exact numbers yet, but sources say approximately 15,000 pieces […]

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September 7, 2016
Forensic Witness May Have Lied About Credentials

A decade’s worth of DWI cases are under review after testimony from an expert witness who may have lied about her credentials. The expert is Dr. Fessessework Guale, a toxicology analyst working for the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences. Local defense attorneys are now concerned about the validity of Dr. Fessessework’s educational background. Court […]

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