Texas files lawsuit against prisoner accused of harboring contraband

Kelly Holleran Nov. 29, 2014, 6:00pm

The state of Texas has filed a notice of seizure and intention to forfeit against a Beaumont man.

The state alleges James Earl Mitchell Jr. possesses $3,043 that is considered contraband. It is asking the court to order the contraband forfeited.

The state will be represented by Assistant District Attorney Daniel Hunt.

Jefferson County District Court case number: A196-069.

This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed at Jefferson County District Court. The details in this report come from an original complaint filed by a plaintiff. Please note that a complaint represents an accusation by a private individual, not the government. It is not an indication of guilt and it represents only one side of the story.

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