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Nuisance Abatement Unit


Chapter 125 of the Texas Civil Practices and Remedies Code defines a criminal nuisance. A person who maintains a place to which persons habitually go for the following purposes and who knowingly tolerates the activity and furthermore fails to make reasonable attempts to abate the activity maintains a common nuisance:

  • Capital Murder or Murder
  • Aggravated Sexual Assault or Sexual Assault
  • Aggravated Robbery or Robbery
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Unlawfully Carrying a Weapon
  • Discharge of a firearm in a public place or reckless discharge of a firearm;
  • Engaging in organized criminal activity as a member of gang;
  • Deliver, possession, manufacture, or use of a controlled substance;
  • Gambling, promotion, or communicating gambling information;
  • Prostitution, promotion, aggravated promotion, or compelling; or
  • Commercial manufacture, distribution or exhibition of obscene material.

Tom Naulty
S.A.F.E. Detective Nuisance Abatement Team

Sgt. Izzy Herrera
Team Supervisor 
Neighborhood Policing