Dallas DA Craig Watkins
A review finds the Dallas County District Attorney’s office misspent $112,000 from federal forfeiture accounts and must repay the money.
U.S. Department of Justice auditors look into how District Attorney Craig Watkins’ office spent federal forfeiture funds.
District Attorney Craig Watkins re-election bid could hinge on turnout from his Southern Dallas voter base.
Susan Hawk hopes to make headlines Tuesday night and unseat two term District Attorney Craig Watkins. Even though Watkins is a Democrat, and she’s a Republican, Hawk insists this race isn’t about party affiliation.
Call it justice delayed. More than a year after the Dallas County District Attorney’s office asked the Court of Criminal Appeals to step into the infamous contempt of court case, a ruling has come down.
The judge who cited the Dallas County district attorney for contempt of court will remain on the case — though not for very long.