There are currently 312 people in the Nacogdoches County Jail. Most of them are pretrial felons, who are innocent until proven guilty.

43 of the population is female, and 269 are male. Though many inmates come and go daily, there are usually around 300 inmates at any given time.

15 people arrested in Nacogdoches County qualified as a felony arrest between June 15 - 21, 2024. The charges range from assault of a pregnant person to indecency with a child through sexual contact, both second-degree felonies.

Second-Degree Felonies Are Serious Crimes In Texas

Capital murder and capital felony murder are the highest crimes in Texas, and the punishment is severe. You only have two options if convicted of those types of crimes, life imprisonment or the death penalty.

We don't get too many of those types of crimes in Nacogdoches County. It does help to see a range to put these felony crimes into perspective.

According to Mac.HarrisCountyTX.gov, there are 5 types of felonies in Texas. All except capital felonies have a fine of up to $10,000,

Listed from most to least severe:

Capital felonies - Life imprisonment or the death penalty

First-degree felonies - 5 to 99 years or life imprisonment

Second-degree felonies - 2 to 20 years

Third-degree felonies - 2 to 10 years

State jail felonies - 180 days to 2 years

Not all felony charges are the same. Some misdemeanors can also be treated as state jail felonies if the person charged has previous convictions.

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If you continually commit the same crime in Texas, the charges begin to add up.

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Felony Arrests In Nacogdoches County June 15 - 21 2024

These felony arrests happened from June 15 - June 21, 2024, in Nacogdoches County. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty.

Gallery Credit: Dan Patrick

Felony Arrests In Nacogdoches County June 8 - 14 2024

These felony arrests happened from June 8 - June 14, 2024, in Nacogdoches County. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty.

Gallery Credit: Dan Patrick

 

 

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