Receive alerts from your local agencies
...or text your ZIP CODE to 888777 for mobile alerts

Full Notification

Harris County Sheriff's Office
Thursday March 29th, 2018 :: 12:51 p.m. CDT


Deputy faces three charges of possession of child pornography

March 29, 2018 -- A Harris County Sheriff’s Office deputy was arrested Thursday on three felony charges of possession of child pornography.

Deputy D. Dehnert, 46, was taken into custody as members of a multi-agency investigative team executed a search warrant at his home in Kingwood. The investigating agencies included the Grand Prairie Police Department, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Texas Rangers and the Harris County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with the Houston Metro Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. The third-degree felony charges were accepted by the Harris County District Attorney’s Office. Dehnert has been booked into the Harris County Jail and he has been relieved of duty.

Dehnert joined the Harris County Sheriff’s Office in 1992.

The investigation is ongoing.

Harris County Sheriff's Office
1200 Baker St
Houston, TX 77002

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 713-221-6000

Navigate & Discover