Texas Attorney General cracking down on domestic abuse

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HOUSTON, TX – It’s an issue that’s not to be taken lightly — domestic violence.

“We’re here today to talk about the problem of domestic violence in Harris County and across the state of Texas. This is a problem that is quite literally deadly for women and men,” said Greg Abbott, Texas Attorney General.

It’s a problem the Office of the Attorney General and Houston-area law enforcement agencies are cracking down on. And they’ve got some good news to report. Between Feb. 18-25, they did a warrant roundup and arrested 31 offenders who had outstanding family violence warrants. They even arrested Christopher Matthew Blake. He was one of Harris County’s 56 most wanted fugitives.

To date, the Texas Attorney General’s fugitive apprehension unit has located and arrested more than 3,000 fugitives.