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Hair stylists enlisted to help stop domestic violence in ‘Cut it Out’ program; District Attorney providing free training, luncheon

Collin County District Attorney Greg Willis announced that on Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, the Collin County District Attorney’s office will host a “Cut it Out” Luncheon to train hair stylists to notice signs of domestic violence and safely refer clients … Continue reading

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Court rejects Cortez challenge in murder trial

The Court of Criminal Appeals rejected Raul Cortez’s second challenge to his death sentence for murdering Austin York, announced Collin County Criminal District Attorney Greg Willis. Rosa Barbosa, Mark Barbosa, and Matt Self were murdered during the same incident. Assistant … Continue reading

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Allen man sentenced; police say he choked ex-wife, held gun to her head

Collin County District Attorney Greg Willis announced Wednesday that Daniel Julian Dewitt, 28, of Allen, Texas, pleaded guilty to Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Assault Family Violence, and was sentenced to concurrent prison terms of 14 years and … Continue reading

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Armed Sonic robber gets 35 years; One of county’s most wanted arrested in Suffolk County, N.Y.

Collin County District Attorney Greg Willis announced Friday that Joseph Manuel Meisenbach of McKinney has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for armed robberies of two Sonic Drive-Ins in Plano and Allen. The sentencing followed an open plea (plea … Continue reading

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Princeton man sentenced in sexual abuse of a child case

Rigoberto Benito, 46, of Princeton, Texas, was sentenced by a Collin County jury to 55 years in prison for continuous sexual abuse of a child and 5 years for indecency with a child following a four-day jury trial ending Thursday, … Continue reading

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Anna shooting spree subject sentenced to 30 years

On March 25, 2011, Collin County prosecutors sought and obtained felony convictions on the man who went on a shooting spree in a residential neighborhood in Anna, Texas in September 2008. The accused, Erik Bowen, was charged with two counts … Continue reading

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Jury: Two life sentences in aggravated assault, drug case

Jury gives two life sentences in aggravated assault, drug caseEarlier this month Collin County prosecutors asked for, and the jury sentenced defendant Carlos Delarosa as follows: Two life sentences and a $10,000 fine on two counts of aggravated assault/family member; … Continue reading

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