Jefferson County Courts

John Michael Weatherly

The first trial of newly-appointed Judge Lindsey Scott’s 252nd Criminal District Court has ended in a conviction for a Port Arthur man charged with impersonating a firefighter during a robbery. 

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Aaron Wayne Cotton

A Houston man charged with capital murder in the shooting death of Kendra Crump at the Knight’s Inn in August 2013 has been arrested and is awaiting trial in the Jefferson County Jail.

Aaron Wayne Cotton, 28, was indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury Sept. 19, 2013, for capital murder, a special degree felony.

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Langston Adams

With a vote from the Jefferson County’s Commissioner’s Court on Monday, Feb. 24, a Port Arthur lawyer and a personal family friend of Judge John Paul Davis was appointed the newest judge of County Court at Law No. 3.

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A trial date has been set for a Beaumont woman charged in the death of a woman as she rode her bicycle on MLK Parkway in Beaumont.

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Bobby Shaun Frederick

A Groves man has pleaded guilty and was sentenced to a lengthy prison term for multiple molestations of two underage girls.

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Former Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office employee Sydni Laraie Key was indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury Feb.

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A Fairview man has been charged with felony theft of an elderly car salesman in a possible multi-county, multi-victim plot to get something for nothing. 

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Judge John Paul Davis

Feb. 10, Judge John Paul Davis, one of Jefferson County’s longest-running public servants, passed away at his home.

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Lindsey Scott

After Jefferson County’s 252nd Criminal District Court was vacated by Judge Layne Walker, who announced his departure late in 2013, Gov. Rick Perry has appointed 34-year-old Lindsey Scott,  one of many criminal prosecutors currently working at the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office, to the position.

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Cory Crenshaw (left) with Judge John Stevens

With one of the most important seats in the Jefferson County criminal justice system vacated, Gov.

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