Ellis County law enforcement officers detail DWI arrests, procedures after false allegations

Waxahachie, TX - An investigation into allegations against a Texas DPS trooper made by Sherita Dixon-Cole after a DWI arrest last Sunday were quickly dispelled early Wednesday.

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Woman who falsely accused DPS trooper of rape won't face additional charges

Waxahachie, TX - The woman who made false rape allegations against a Texas DPS trooper will not face any additional charges.  The Ellis County District Attorney made the announcement Friday that no criminal charges will be filed

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Lawyer apologizes for falsely accusing trooper of rape

Waxahachie, TX - An attorney is apologizing for spreading allegations that a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper sexually assaulted a woman during a traffic stop and arrest in North Texas. The apology came hours after DPS released two hours of the trooper’s body camera video.

Around 1:30 a.m. Sunday, a state trooper pulled over 37-year-old Sherita Dixon-Cole on suspicion of drunken driving. She told the trooper she was coming from Downtown Dallas and heading to her fiancé’s house in Waxahachie. She said she only had one drink.

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VIDEO: Viral post spurs internal investigation into Texas state trooper; DPS refutes accusations

Waxahachie, TX - A viral social media post by New York-based media personality Shaun King sparked an internal investigation by the Texas Department of Public Safety in Ellis County on Sunday.

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Sherita Dixon Cole: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Waxahachie, TX - A Texas State Trooper has been accused of sexually assaulting Sherita Dixon Cole before her arrest after a traffic stop, but the Texas Department of Public Safety has said that dash cam video doesn’t support the accusation.

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Texas Police Address Sherita Dixon Cole Arrest Controversy

Waxahachie, TX - A woman named Sherita Dixon Cole said she was sexually assaulted during a traffic stop, but Texas police have denied her allegations.  On 20 May 2018, writer and activist Shaun King shared a lengthy Facebookpost

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Mayor Kevin Strength proclaims May as ‘Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month’

Waxahachie, TX - On April 27, Waxahachie Mayor Kevin Strength stood on the steps of the Ellis County Courthouse and proclaimed May as “Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month.”

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Judge rules trial for Italy High shooter open to the public; mother says coverage ‘hurt his feelings’

Waxahachie, TX - An Ellis County judge ruled the certification hearing for the 16-year-old Italy High School shooter will be open to the public and media.

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Ennis man, 34, sentenced to 25 years for choking girlfriend until she passed out

Waxahachie, TX - An Ellis County jury found a 34-year-old Ennis man guilty Friday of choking a woman until she passed out last March.  David Allen Kemp waived any appeal related to the case herd in the 40th District Court of Ellis County

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Graduation Announcement Brings District Attorney to Tears

Waxahachie, TX - Graduation announcements are beginning to arrive in the mail for family and friends across North Texas.  One district attorney received an announcement and it brought him to tears.

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