Daily Archives: February 15, 2012
HOUSTON – Since 2011, the Houston Police Department has faced mounting criticism over the thousands of untested rape kits sitting in evidence. Now, because of a recently completed audit, HPD knows exactly how big the problem is and just how much of a challenge the department still faces.
IN THE EIGHT months since armed robbers first burst into the TriStar Market, in Yeadon, store owner Patel Bharat has turned his counter and sandwich station into a $15,000 bulletproof glass cage.
Yet the State Police’s Bureau of Forensic Services still hasn’t processed three pieces of evidence – a gun, clothing and gloves – that were left behind at the scene and may hold the DNA clues to solving the case.