Texas deputies pay for family’s hotel room during severe weather

Deputies knew they had to act after learning a family with small children wasn’t able to pay for a room

By Suzie Ziegler 

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – When millions of Texans lost power amid frigid temperatures last week, Harris County deputies stepped up to help a family in need. 

The deputies were responding to a call at a local hotel where a patron couldn’t afford the room for the night, the agency wrote in a Facebook post

“Being that he has a family with small children and the inclement weather, the deputies paid out of their pocket for the family to have a room for the night,” the agency said. 


Our Crime Reduction Unit responded to a call at a local hotel where a patron couldn’t afford the room for the night....

Posted by Harris County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday, February 17, 2021


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