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Patrick Wilson

Ellis County & District Attorney

Patrick Wilson, now in his 20th year as a professional Texas prosecutor, has been Ellis County & District Attorney since 2011.

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A man named Luis Cantu and the argument for asset forfeiture

The current system of civil asset forfeiture in Texas is an effective and efficient tool for law enforcement and a benefit to the communities we serve. I encourage anyone curious about the state’s forfeiture laws to speak with their local law enforcement officers and prosecutors to find out for themselves how the process really works.