BEXAR COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY
‘It’s really a mess’: Bexar County DA hampered by SAPD, BCSO mishandling of evidence and communication issues
Public court proceedings, conversations with sources and case records reveal ongoing communication lapses and mishandling of evidence between the Bexar County District Attorney’s Office and the area’s two largest law enforcement agencies: the San Antonio Police Department and the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office.
How did body cam video of a fatal police shooting fall through the cracks?
For two years, Hannah Westall's family was told there was no body camera footage existed of her March 2019 shooting. Homicide investigators and the Bexar County District Attorney's Office appeared to believe that, too. But now its sudden appearance has reopened the shooting investigation.
Sex assault case dismissed against ex-Viva Tacoland bartender
SAN ANTONIO – A former Viva Tacoland bartender accused in 2018 of sexually assaulting two women after serving them drinks has been cleared of criminal wrongdoing in the case, court records and attorneys representing the man confirm. The sexual assault case against Dillonger Hackett was dismissed Oct. 2 due to insufficient evidence, records show. Viva Tacoland responds after bartender accused of sexually assaulting 2 customersOne of the women told investigators she had partial memories of Hackett showering in their hotel room and Hackett sexually assaulting her. Former Viva Tacoland bartender Dillonger Hackett has been cleared of criminal wrongdoing in a case where he was accused in 2018 of sexually assaulting two women after serving them drinks. Court records confirm Hackett was never indicted by a grand jury in the March 2018 case.