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Tuesday, November 3, 2015 – Austin, Texas
Investigation Lands Cedar Park Man in Jail for Possession of Child Pornography
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced the Attorney General’s Child Exploitation Unit (CEU) successfully executed a search warrant resulting in the arrest of Gerardo Gamez, 44, of Cedar Park, for ten counts of possession of child pornography.

Friday, October 30, 2015 – Austin, Texas
Attorney General Ken Paxton Addresses Texas Taxpayers and Research Association Annual Meeting
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today spoke at the Annual Membership Meeting of Texas Taxpayers and Research Association about what the Office of the Attorney General is doing to protect taxpayers across the state.

Thursday, October 29, 2015 – Austin, Texas
Attorney General’s Office Defends Texas Law Protecting Taxpayers; Files to Intervene in City of Austin
“The City of Austin has made it clear they want one thing and one thing only – more tax revenue,” Attorney General Paxton said. “Austin’s plan would expose every property owner in Austin, and ultimately all of Texas, to the potential of higher property taxes, and it’s the duty of this office to give Texas taxpayers a voice and defend state law.”

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 – Longview, Texas
Gregg County Sheriff Maxey Cerliano Leads Initiative to Arrest Delinquent Parents
Gregg County Sheriff Maxey Cerliano has arrested 23 Gregg County parents who violated court orders requiring them to pay child support. Along with support from the Texas Attorney General’s Child Support Division (CSD), others assisting Sheriff Cerliano in the roundup effort include Longview Police Chief Mike Bishop, Kilgore Police Chief Todd Hunter, Gladewater Police Chief Robert Vine, White Oak Police Chief Charles R. Smith, Lakeport Police Chief Wesley Freeman and Longview city marshals. The effort focused on parents who were the subjects of arrest warrants because of their failure to pay child support.

Monday, October 26, 2015 – Austin, Texas
Texas Attorney General’s Human Trafficking Unit Joins Austin Police in Undercover Operation During F1 Weekend
“These arrests reflect a coordinated state and local law enforcement effort to crack down on human trafficking during big scale events like F1,” said Attorney General Ken Paxton. “The Office of the Attorney General’s Human Trafficking Unit routinely participates in operations with other law enforcement agencies in an effort to identify possible victims of human trafficking, many times underage victims who fall pray of traffickers and are forced into prostitution.”

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