Cops-Courts Cases

These are cases involving conduct and misconduct of the police, courts and private investigators. There are bad apples in every barrel.
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The Justice System – Adversaries but Friends

fistsbumpingWhen a woman I'm attempting to arrest as a cop starts tearing my clothes off, this lawyer made fun of me in court.  I wanted to do him physical harm, but...

 
 
Cases that Forced Me to Go Out on My Own

goyourownwayEnjoying a trip to the Bahamas to seize a yacht for a client from his business partner, I thought I would be reporting a death when my co-investigator, an ex military sniper, got tossed off a catamaran by the captain.  He wouldn't go get him in the ocean...

 
 
The Settlement that Almost Went Away

gavelquestionmarkThis time my client was an attorney who normally hired me to work for his clients and cases.  In this case, he was being accused of jury tampering, and it seemed like they had the evidence to make it stick. The shady PI who was working the other side was working a witness who later felt badly about how he had been scared into his testimony.  Shotguns will do that...

 
Pernicious Prosecution of Aldape Guerra

Ibehindbars was pleased to be helping a team of attorneys and others to right a wrong perpetrated by the police and courts that resulted in a man's conviction and years of incarceration for murder in this case that got national media attention.   He didn't do it, but that didn't mean he wasn't a criminal...

 
 
Investigate Your Investigator

investigatortimes2Sorry, but the PI business, like any other, can have some really bad apples.  This is mostly my advice to those who want to hire and investigator and not get taken by an amateur or worse, a criminal...

 
 
My FBI Scare – Gray Area PI Work

I work with and share information with the FBI from time to time, and I have some FBI agent friends.  I wasn't too concerned when I walked into the office and was told the FBI was in my office; at least not until he started talking...

 
 
Case of Lawbreaking Law Enforcement

My client was a developer building out a subdivision with spec and model homes.  He was experiencing a lot of theft of appliances and items from homes, even though they were locked up. We finally tracked a theft to a residence, but we weren't prepared for who lived there...

 
 
Turning the Tables on an Investigative Reporter

An investigative reporter for a major Houston, TX TV network was known for going to press without the full story, some questionable facts, or even just plain false stories.  A group of attorneys and judges hired me to find out what he was up to in his investigation of their activities.  He got smoked in the process...

 
The Killer Cop Case

This case received national attention.  I was hired by the family of the murdered victim.  The cop who killed her and tried to fabricate evidence to mislead investigators had a troubling history of behavior, and this story damages the reputation of police officers everywhere. I am pleased to have helped in locating witnesses that were a part of the trial that brought this cop to justice.