Texas Forensic Science Commission

2016 
16.01
Jasper County
Complainant: Catrice Nelson on behalf of Frederick Ervin
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Referred to: DNA Panel
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Forensic Biology - DNA
16.02
Integrated Forensic Laboratories (IFL), Euless
Complainant: Chaz Rodgers on behalf of Devon O. Candler
Status: Closed
Disposition:
Disposition Letter
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Firearms / Tool Marks
16.03
DPS Austin; DPS El Paso; DPS Lubbock
Complainant: James Downs
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Materials (Trace)
  • Forensic Biology - DNA
  • Latent Print Examination
16.04
Bexar County Criminal Investigation Lab
Complainant: Carlos V. de la O
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Non-Criminal Paternity Testing
16.05
Dr. Suzanna Dana
Complainant: Marlin Wayne Webb
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Bloodstain Pattern
16.06
DPS Houston
Complainant: Lawrence James, Jr.
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Forensic Biology - DNA
16.07
Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences (SWIFS)
Complainant: Shannon Mark Douthit
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Firearms / Tool Marks
16.08
Texas Department of Public Safety - Lubbock
Complainant: Edrick Dunn
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Referred to: DNA Panel
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Forensic Biology - DNA
16.09
Ft. Worth PD Crime Lab
Complainant: Victoria Kujala
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Email
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Evidence Handling
Other Concerns: Hostile Work Environment
16.10
McClennan County Jail
Complainant: Charles Ray Hayes
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Blood Assay
16.11
Child Assessment Center, Houston
Complainant: Leonard Charles Hicks
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Other Concerns: Forensic Interview
16.12
Houston Forensic Science Center (HFSC)
Complainant: Anonymous
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Email
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Toxicology
Other Concerns: Autopsy
16.13
Richard Alpert; Dr. Nizam Peerwani; Garland PD
Complainant: Laura Jenkins on behalf of Roy Adams, Jr.
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Email
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Toxicology - Blood Alcohol
16.14
DPS Garland
Complainant: Kevin L. Cross
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Referred to: DNA Panel
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Serology
  • Forensic Biology - DNA
16.15
DPS Garland
Complainant: Eric Wynn
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Referred to: DNA Panel
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Forensic Biology - DNA
16.16
DPS Garland
Complainant: Robert W. Lenox
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Seized Drugs
16.17
DPS Houston
Complainant: Van Watson, Jr.
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Referred to: DNA Panel
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Forensic Biology - DNA
16.18
Bexar County Criminal Investigation Lab
Complainant: Damian Escalante, Jr.
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Referred to: DNA Panel
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Forensic Biology - DNA
16.19
Dr. Ann Sims; Child Advocacy Center in Waco
Complainant: Eric D. Anderson
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Medical Testing / Examination
16.20
Dr. Joni L. McClain
Complainant: Isreal Leonard
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Toxicology
Other Concerns: Autopsy
16.21
University Health System, San Antonio
Complainant: Juan A. Moreno
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Forensic Biology - DNA
16.22
Dr. Homer Campbell; Dr. Peter Loomis; Dr. Debbie Reese
Complainant: Christopher Ty Furtado
Status: Closed
Disposition: Accepted
Disposition Letter
Referred to: Bite Mark Panel
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Bitemark Comparison Analysis
  • Forensic Biology - DNA
16.23
Valley Baptist Medical Center
Complainant: Eric Gerland
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Referred to: DNA Panel
Other Concerns: Medical Malpractice
16.24
Children's Medical Center of Dallas
Complainant: Paulo de la Rosa
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Medical Testing / Examination
16.25
Dr. Leah Lamb
Complainant: Greg McCain
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Medical Testing / Examination
16.26
Charles Clow; Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences (SWIFS)
Complainant: Ronnie Tienda, Jr.
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Firearms / Tool Marks
16.27
Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences (SWIFS)
Complainant: Victor Jewell Black
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Referred to: DNA Panel
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Forensic Biology - DNA
16.28
Dr. Vincent Di Maio
Complainant: Cornell Drummer
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Firearms / Tool Marks
16.29
Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences (HCIFS)
Complainant: Daniel Lopez Garcia
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Toxicology
  • Firearms / Tool Marks
Other Concerns: Autopsy
16.30
DPS Austin
Complainant: Collin Smith
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Firearms / Tool Marks
16.31
Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences (HCIFS)
Complainant: Kenneth Hunt
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Referred to: DNA Panel
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Forensic Biology - DNA
16.32
DPS Tyler
Complainant: Ray Dale Hooks
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Toxicology - Blood Alcohol
16.33
DPS Garland
Complainant: Dennis Wayne Rogers
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Serology
  • Forensic Biology - DNA
16.34
Bexar County Criminal Investigation Lab
Complainant: Reynaldo Reyes, Jr.
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Referred to: DNA Panel
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Forensic Biology - DNA
16.35
University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC)
Complainant: Clinton Webb
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Referred to: DNA Panel
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Forensic Biology - DNA
16.36
DPS Garland
Complainant: Catherine Dunnavant
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Email
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Seized Drugs
16.37
Dr. Clarice Grimes
Complainant: Daniel Gruenfelder
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Sexual Assault Nurse Examination
16.38
Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences (SWIFS)
Complainant: Romeo Pinkerton
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Referred to: DNA Panel
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Forensic Biology - DNA
16.39
DPS Houston
Complainant: Del Ray Sanders
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Materials (Trace)
  • Forensic Biology - DNA
16.40
Harris Co Institute of Forensic Sciences (HCIFS); Houston PD; Harris Co Sheriff's Department
Complainant: Harris County Public Defender on behalf of Norma Clark
Status: Closed
Disposition: Accepted
Final Report
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Bloodstain Pattern
  • Gunshot Residue (GSR)
16.41
Dr. A. J. Alamia
Complainant: Valentin Moreno, Jr.
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Other Concerns: Forensic Psychology
16.42
Yoakum County Hospital
Complainant: Kevin Kennemur
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Toxicology - Blood Alcohol
16.43
Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences (HCIFS)
Complainant: Rodys S. Sanchez
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Referred to: DNA Panel
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Forensic Biology - DNA
16.44
Children's Medical Center of Dallas
Complainant: Julius T. Dawson
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Referred to: DNA Panel
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Sexual Assault Nurse Examination
16.45
Texas DPS Labs
Complainant: Anonymous
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Email
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Toxicology
16.46
Austin PD Crime Lab
Complainant: Donald Aekins
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Referred to: DNA Panel
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Forensic Biology - DNA
16.47
Texas Ranger Steven L. Black
Complainant: Thomas E. Nix
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Other Concerns: Forensic Hypnosis
16.48
Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences (HCIFS)
Complainant: Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association
Status: Closed
Disposition: Accepted
Final Report
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Toxicology
16.49
Houston PD Crime Lab; Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences (HCIFS)
Complainant: David Sosa
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Firearms / Tool Marks
16.50
P.I. John O'Neal; DPS Austin
Complainant: Ronald David Ludwig
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Firearms / Tool Marks
16.51
DPS Austin
Complainant: David Gonzales
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Serology
  • Forensic Biology - DNA
16.52
DPS Austin
Complainant: Eustorgio Resendez
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Firearms / Tool Marks
  • Forensic Biology - DNA
16.53
Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences (SWIFS)
Complainant: De'Voderick Jones
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Forensic Biology - DNA
16.54
Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences (SWIFS)
Complainant: Britney Gulley
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Referred to: County Conviction Integrity Unit
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Firearms / Tool Marks
16.55
Children's Hospital of Corpus Christi
Complainant: Gilbert Carrizales
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Medical Testing / Examination
16.56
Robert Thorman, Expert Witness
Complainant: Walter Reaves on behalf of Joe Bryan
Status: Closed
Disposition: Accepted
Final Report
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Bloodstain Pattern
  • Serology
16.57
Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences (SWIFS)
Complainant: Rex A. Decker on behalf of Travis D. Gray
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Other Concerns: Autopsy
16.58
Houston Forensic Science Center (HFSC); James Miller
Complainant: William Wilson, III
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Fire Debris / Arson
16.59
Unknown
Complainant: Jeffrey Stout
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Sexual Assault Nurse Examination
16.60
Garland PD
Complainant: James Davis
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Toxicology - Blood Alcohol
16.61
Tarrant County Medical Examiner
Complainant: Theodis Dodson
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Referred to: DNA Panel
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Forensic Biology - DNA
16.62
Dr. James Bruce
Complainant: Derrick L. Griffin
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Other Concerns: Autopsy
16.63
Cornea Associates of Dallas
Complainant: Robert Charles Jackson
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Medical Testing / Examination
16.64
Entities of Law
Complainant: Kevin Lamar Johnson
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Referred to: DNA Panel
16.65
Austin PD Crime Lab
Complainant: Debra Stephens
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Email
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Toxicology - Blood Alcohol
16.66
Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences (HCIFS)
Complainant: Billy Ray Bennett
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Referred to: DNA Panel
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Forensic Biology - DNA
16.66
FBI
Complainant: Pascal Morgan
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Referred to: DNA Panel
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Forensic Biology - DNA
16.68
University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC); DPS Houston
Complainant: Thomas Moreland
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Forensic Biology - DNA
16.69
DPS Garland
Complainant: Dylyn Richards
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Referred to: Blood Alcohol Panel
Forensic Disciplines:
  • Toxicology - Blood Alcohol
16.70
Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences (SWIFS)
Complainant: Travis Dale Gray
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Other Concerns: Autopsy
16.72
Child Protective Services, Ft. Worth
Complainant: Arthur Lee Pierson
Status: Closed
Disposition: Dismissed
Disposition Letter
Other Concerns: Psychiatric Evaluation