Computer Malfunction Leads to 280 Defendants Released in Harris County Jail

    Private: Andrew Milano

    On March 24, 2022, the Harris County Jail’s “Jweb” system was not operational for 50 hours.

    During that time, between 280 to 300 defendants waited to see a magistrate for their probable cause hearing but did not due to the system failure. As a result, defendants were released because it is the law for defendants to receive a probable cause hearing within 48 hours.

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