Lubbock County officials admit a countywide software transition caused several low-level offenders to be held in the detention center longer than legally necessary because the software delayed communications between attorneys and the jail.
“Here, Defendant offers nothing but speculation and conclusory supposition to facts that are common in jury trials... No jurors have come forward alleging misconduct by other jurors or outside persons,” U.S. District Judge Matthew Kacsmaryk writes in his denial.
In response to Bart Reagor’s motion for his attorneys to interview the jurors post-verdict, the government says Reagor’s allegations fail to meet the “requisite evidentiary threshold for a post-verdict interview of the jurors,” and the court should deny the motion.
Bart Reagor left an Amarillo Federal Courtroom with a partial acquittal on Friday afternoon. After a day and a half of deliberations, jurors issued their unanimous decision for Bart Reagor’s charges about 3:45 p.m.
Closing arguments began Thursday morning in Bart Reagor’s bank fraud trial at the Amarillo Federal Courthouse. As of 10:18 a.m., the case was handed to the jury. If he is convicted, he faces up to 90 years in federal prison.
This was the first sting operation since Texas increased charges for solicitation of a prostitute, making it a felony. Police staff say through these changes, as well as a recent partnership with Voice of Hope, they are identifying true victims of sex trafficking.
During the second day of testimony in the bank fraud trial for Bart Reagor, the defense announced to U.S. District Judge Matthew J. Kacsmaryk they will not call Rick Dykes as a witness, with no explanation given.
In opening statements the prosecution presented one of its key exhibits, an email from Bart Reagor to former RDAG Chief Financial Officer Shane Smith and RDAG co-owner Rick Dykes titled “handling capital.”
Jury selection began Monday morning for the former co-owner of the bankrupt Reagor-Dykes Auto Group trial. Bart Reagor is on trial for charges including bank fraud. Specifically, illegally keeping part of a business loan for himself.
It has been 46 years since Deborah Sue Williamson was brutally murdered in Lubbock. Tuesday was the anniversary of her death. Her family has not given up hope they will find closure and there’s a new team in town helping them out.
The city bought Citizens Tower with an eye toward consolidating departments and saving money on lease payments, so our Investigates team checked in with city leaders to see how much they’re saving, one year later.
11 years after the murder of Hailey Dunn, the only person of interest named by authorities has been arrested. But when KCBD Investigates tried to examine the arrest warrant to see what took so long, the Mitchell County Attorney's Office turned us away.
Bart Reagor and his wife Annette have been ordered to pay $2,715,760, plus pre-judgment interest, post-judgment interest and attorneys’ fees and costs in the amount of $38,560 to Universal Underwriters Services Corporation.
Fifteen former Reagor-Dykes Auto Group employees have pleaded guilty to various crimes involving “dummy flooring” and check kitting at the fallen auto giant. The first sentencings are set to happen on May 4, 2021 in Amarillo. The last will happen on July 27, 2021.
On Thursday, Bart Reagor, 55, was indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of bank fraud. Prior to Mr. Reagor’s indictment, 15 of his employees pleaded guilty to various crimes involving dummy flooring and check kitting at Reagor-Dykes.
The KCBD Investigates team is shining a light on medical tourism; people flying to the United States from other countries in order to get vaccinated against COVID-19, a practice that’s bringing visitors right here to Lubbock.
International Bank of Commerce is asking a Lubbock County Court to collect more than $23 million from four banks. It’s filed against Bart Reagor’s accounts at Lubbock National Bank, AIM Bank, Wells Fargo and Prosperity bank.
In an email today, Lamberson informed KCBD Investigates Reporter Kasie Davis that while the council is preparing to fill his position, they will not do so until there is a full council to make that decision.
The KCBD Investigates team is continuing to look at how local government bodies follow their own rules. This week’s focus is on the town of Slaton and just how closely city leaders are following those rules when it comes to the benefit of their own personal business.
The KCBD Investigative team continues to look into the possible inappropriate use of Lubbock Police Department resources. Specifically, how this approval effects Lubbock citizens. Why would city officials authorize tax funds for police protection for a council member at a private out of town event?