Texas: Infamous Former Sheriff Robert Chody Staged SWAT Raid for Television Show

Photo credit: KXAN Austin By Joan Hoch In late April, the family of Asher Watsky announced they had filed a lawsuit against former Williamson County sheriff Robert Chody as well as Commander Steve Deaton and former Lt. Mark Luera for their involvement in staging a SWAT raid on Watsky’s house in order to film an episode of the reality television show Live PD. On May … Continue reading Texas: Infamous Former Sheriff Robert Chody Staged SWAT Raid for Television Show

Texas: Williamson County Sheriff Again Charged With Evidence-Tampering

By Roger Kuessey On Thursday evening, former Williamson County Sheriff Robert Chody surrendered himself at the Travis County Jail following new evidence-tampering charges over the police murder of Javier Ambler. Third-degree felony charges were levied in Travis County, adding to similar charges against Chody in Williamson County.  Chody was indicted for the first time last September for destroying video evidence of Ambler’s murder by Williamson … Continue reading Texas: Williamson County Sheriff Again Charged With Evidence-Tampering

Texas: Infamous Sheriff Indicted for Destroying Evidence in Javier Ambler’s Murder

By Brian Martel On September 28, Williamson County Sheriff Robert Chody was indicted for tampering with evidence involved in the killing of Javier Ambler. An investigation found that Chody was involved in the destruction of records which documented deputies James Johnson and Zach Camden tasing Ambler to death. The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office has a reputation for its especially brutal practices, even among law enforcement. … Continue reading Texas: Infamous Sheriff Indicted for Destroying Evidence in Javier Ambler’s Murder