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News Releases

2017 News Releases

11/13/17 -- Plano man receives two 50-year sentences for sexual abuse of a child 

11/02/17 -- John D. Thomas appointed County Commissioner, Precinct 3

10/19/17 -- McKinney man sentenced to life in prison for repeated sexual abuse of a child 

09/28/17 -- Public Meeting on Outer Loop alignment set for Oct. 2

09/14/17 -- DA launches “Cut it Out” initiative to address domestic violence

09/13/17 -- Plano man sentenced to 50 years for sexual assault of child

08/19/17 -- Regional Healthcare Partnership to host stakeholder meetings

08/16/17 -- McKinney man gets life without parole for murder of wife, her twin sister

07/19/17 -- 'Drive sober or get pulled over” weekend set for July 21-23

07/19/17 -- Allen man Sentenced to 40 years for sexually abusing child

07/07/17 -- McKinney Man gets 30 years after pleading guilty to sexual assault of child

06/23/17 -- Farmersville man gets 35 years prison for repeated sexual abuse of child 

06/15/17 -- Farmersville man gets 40 years for sexual assault of intellectually disabled child 

06/14/17 -- 'Drive sober or get pulled over' weekend set for Collin County

06/09/17 -- Plano man gets 41 years without parole for child sex assault

06/01/17 -- Arizona man receives life in prison for murder of Plano roommate

05/11/17 -- Garland man guilty of murder in alleged murder/suicide; gets life in prison

05/08/17-- 45 years without parole for child sex offender

05/05/17-- Serial rapist nets life sentence for 2003 Plano cold case

04/24/17 -- Dallas man sentenced to 80 years for cold case murder

04/19/17 -- 'Drive sober or get pulled over' weekend set for April 21-23

03/04/17 -- Frisco rapist sentenced to 40 years

03/15/17 -- 'Drive sober or get pulled over' set this weekend for Collin County

03/01/17 -- Plano phlebotomist sentenced to 19 years for fondling female teenage patients

02/21/17 -- Bail-jumper who fled to Mexico is sentenced to 27 years for aggravated robbery

02/21/17 -- Princeton man sentenced to 35 years without parole for sexual assault of a child

02/15/17 -- 'Drive sober or get pulled over' weekend set for Feb. 17-19

02/10/17 -- Human trafficking nets 40 years for Collin County man

01/19/17 -- Applications being accepted for DA’s Citizen Prosecutor Academy

01/18/17 -- Jan. 20-22 a 'drive-sober-or-get-pulled-over' weekend in Collin

01/18/17 -- County's Voter Line Wait app a semifinalist in Harvard awards program

2016 News Releases

12/16/16 -- 'Drive sober or get pulled over' weekend set for Dec. 16-18

12/13/16 -- Former Plano firefighter given 60 years for aggravated sexual assault of a child 

11/16/16 -- 'Drive sober or get pulled over' weekend set for Nov. 18-20

11/04/16 -- Capital murderer sentenced to life without parole                                                                    

11/04/16 -- Frisco man receives life sentence for the murder of ex-wife

10/20/16 -- This weekend: Drive-Sober-or-Get-Pulled-Over in Collin County

10/19/16 -- Jury gives child molester 30 years' prison without parole

10/07/16 -- Judge hands convicted child molester 32 years' prison without parole

10/07/16 -- Driver gets 20 years after crash puts woman in month-long coma

10/03/16 -- Jury: 29 years without parole for child sex offender

09/30/16 -- DA announces 'drive sober or get pulled over' weekend

09/26/16 -- Frisco man gets life sentence for murdering parents

09/01/16 -- ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ weekend set for Collin County

08/30/16 -- Don’t wait, communicate: Make your emergency plan today

08/26/16 -- Serial home invader gets life in prison

08/03/16 -- Grandfather sentenced to life in prison for murder of son and grandson

07/29/16 -- "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" weekend slated for Collin County

07/01/16 -- “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Fourth of July Weekend in Collin County

07/01/16 -- Jury hands child molester 25 years prison without parole

06/28/16 -- Child molester sentenced to 28 years without parole

06/17/16 --'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' in Collin County

06/10/16 -- Reckless driver gets 10 years for fatal Christmas toy delivery wreck

05/27/16 -- 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' Memorial Day weekend

05/25/16 -- Two cats in northeastern Collin County test positive for rabies

05/23/16 -- 35 years without parole for child molester

05/19/16 -- Frisco man sentenced to life without parole for capital murder

05/17/16 -- Prosper woman sentenced to prison for having sex with a 15-year-old boy

05/06/16 -- Child molester sentenced to 65 years for repeated sexual abuse of a child

04/29/16 -- “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” weekend in Collin County

04/28/16 -- Man's 10-year stalking obsession ends in Collin County

04/13/16 -- Dog in northeast Collin County tests positive for rabies

03/30/16 -- 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' weekend in Collin County

03/17/16 -- Collin County Tops Texas Health Rankings

03/15/16 -- Collin County Bond Funds Available for Parks & Open Space

03/07/16 -- Pizza delivery driver sentenced to 50 years for murder of boss

03/03/16 -- Precinct 4 Constable joins in 2016 Great Texas Warrant Round Up

02/29/16 -- Jury hands down 16-year sentence for molestation of 16-year-old girl

02/29/16 -- County hosts March 9 job fair; dozens of full-time positions available

02/26/16 -- Jury hands child molester 30 years without parole

02/25/16 -- 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' weekend set for Collin County

02/16/16 -- Statement regarding execution of Gustavo Julian Garcia

01/29/16 -- Dallas man sentenced to 75 years for murder

01/29/16 -- Life in prison for Princeton man for multiple sexual assaults of a child

01/14/16 -- Free expanded landfill access for local storm victims ends this Saturday

01/04/16 -- Relief work, debris clean-up continues for rural Collin County

2015 News Releases

12/30/15 -- County expands free landfill access to residents clearing storm debris

12/30/15 -- County to pay landfill fees Jan. 9 & 16 for residents clearing storm debris

12/29/15 -- Resource center for tornado victims, volunteer coordination to close for weekend

12/08/15 -- Sheriff's Citizens Academy now taking applications for Jan. 26 course start

12/04/15 -- 35 years prison without parole for child predator

11/19/15 -- Massage therapist gets 10 years for attempted sexual assault during massage

11/13/15 -- Plano Man Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison After Brutal Rape

11/09/15 -- Serial woman-beater gets 16 years for aggravated assault

10/15/15 -- Violent Plano man's disguise fails, gets 75 years for 5th aggravated robbery

10/06/15 -- Wylie man given 25 years without parole for continuous sexual abuse of a child

09/23/15 -- Serial domestic abuser gets 40 years prison for domestic assault

09/21/15 -- Wylie Man sentenced to 32 years for continuous sexual abuse of young child

09/18/15 -- Plano rapist sentenced to 70 years in prison

09/17/15 -- 35 Years without parole for Anna child molester

09/03/15 -- 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' Labor Day Weekend in Collin County

08/06/15 -- Violent Criminal Sentenced To Life in Prison for Arson and Aggravated Assault 

07/31/15 -- Former Plano Man Sentenced to Life for Continuous Sexual Abuse of Young Children

07/02/15 -- 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' July 4th weekend in Collin County

06/19/15 -- DA's Office forwards information to attorneys for Raul Cortez capital murder case

06/15/15 -- DA requests Texas Rangers investigate June 5 Craig Ranch incident

06/12/15 -- Wylie Teens Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Murder of Classmate

06/10/15 -- County Clerk is nominated for award

06/09/15 -- D.A. releases statement regarding Craig Ranch incident

06/04/15 -- Child sex abuser sentenced to 40 years without parole

06/02/15 -- Life without parole for killer of Plano man

05/22/15 -- 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' this weekend in Collin County

05/08/15 -- 50 years without parole for Plano man who raped, impregnated child victim

05/04/15 -- Collin County launches new one-stop judicial system app

04/30/15 -- Plano Man Gets 40 Years for Sexual Abuse of a Child

04/17/15 -- 24 years for robber who preyed on the elderly

04/09/15 -- Saturday’s Color Fun Fest postponed due to extreme weather forecast

04/09/15 -- Willis Asks Texas Rangers to Examine Ken Paxton Matter

04/08/15 -- Collin County Bond Funds Available for Parks & Open Space

03/31/15 -- Health Alert: Influenza with rash

03/30/15 -- Admitted Frisco drug dealer, thief nets 15 years for violent assault

03/25/15 -- Collin County to open self-help center for indigent filers in family law cases

03/25/15 -- 25 Years for Dallas Man, Habitual Burglar 

03/06/15 -- Collin Constables to join in Texas Warrant Roundup March 7

03/03/15 -- Wylie man sentenced to 14 years for Intoxication Manslaughter

02/26/15 -- Allen sex offender earns 2 life sentences for assaulting teenager 

02/25/15 -- McKinney man sentenced to 52 years for sexually abusing child relative

02/18/15 -- Abuser gets maximum sentence for beating girlfriend

01/30/15 -- ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ Super Bowl Weekend in Collin County 

01/29/15 -- Habitual Offender Gets 40 Years For Punching Ex-Girlfriend with Brass Knuckles

01/26/15 -- Gary Edwards appointed Precinct 2 Constable by Commissioners Court

01/22/15 -- Sheriff Terry Box announces he will not seek re-election in 2016

01/20/15 -- Plano Man Earns Maximum Sentence for Sexual Assault of Teenager 

01/09/15 -- Plano Kidnapping and Terrorizing of Ex-Girlfriend Nets Man 40 Years

 

2014 News Releases

12/31/14 -- 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' Holiday Weekend in Collin County 

12/04/14 -- Wylie Man Sentenced to 55 Years for Sex Assault of Stepdaughter 

11/17/14 -- County Clerk Wins NACRC Best Practices Award

10/31/14 -- 'Drive Sober or Drive Scared' Weekend in Collin County

10/17/14 -- 'Drive Sober or Else' Weekend in Collin County

10/10/14 -- Four Life Sentences for Home Invasion Ring-Leader

09/26/14 -- Plano Landscaper Gets 16 Years’ Prison for Sexual Assault of Boy, 15​

09/19/14 -- Plano Man Gets Stacked Sentences After Years of Molesting Relative 

09/17/14 -- Plano Man sentenced to 18 years for Intox Manslaughter​ 

08/25/14 -- McKinney Rapist gets 3rd Consecutive 20-year Sentence 

08/22/14 -- Commissioners Court recommends cutting county property tax rate

08/21/14 -- Princeton Man gets 50 years for molesting stepdaughter 

08/04/14 -- Plano Man Gets 50 Years for Home Invasion Armed Robbery 

07/15/14 -- Sheriff's Office warns residents about fake warrant scam

07/11/14 -- Frisco Man Sentenced to Life Without Parole for Capital Murder 

06/18/14 -- Animal Shelter hosts adoption event Friday-Sunday

04/09/14 -- ​Collin County Bond Funds Available for Parks & Open Space

03/28/14 -- Collin County Hosting Largest Ever Full-Scale Mass Casualty Exercise April 5

 

2013 News Releases

12/08/13 -- Collin County Office Hours for Monday, December 9th

12/03/13 -- Plano Businessman Named Collin County Commissioner for Precinct 1

06/28/13 -- Funds Available for Housing Project Finance Assistance Program​​

06/21/13 -- Collin County West Nile Virus Web Pages Now Available

06/17/13 -- Distemper Outbreak Prompts Vaccination Clinic at County’s Animal Shelter

02/13/13 -- Mobility Plan Update to host four Community Workshops​​