Eddie Dees

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2014

    If You're in Jail Without Charges, Dallas Cops Want More Time To Build a Case Against You

    For 25 years, people arrested in Dallas County but not sure why have been protected under more or less the same rule. Dallas cops have three whole business days to figure out what to charge an arrested person with and get the paperwork in, not including the day you were actually arrested. (Booked i ... More >>

  • News

    March 14, 2002

    Bail Me

    In just a few years, David Wells has eaten a big slice of Dallas' bail-bond business. His secret? It depends on whom you ask.

  • News

    May 28, 1998

    Plugging the hole

    A bungling bureaucracy allowed murder suspect Maricela Martinez to escape to Mexico

  • News

    January 15, 1998

    Crime and no punishment

    A legal loophole lets illegal immigrants get out of jail nearly free