FORT BEND COUNTY, TX August 30, 2017 10:00 PM
For Immediate Release
In response to requests from Fort Bend County law enforcement officials, Judge Bob Hebert has issued a curfew order for unincorporated areas of Fort Bend County. This curfew will be in effect beginning 12:01 August 31, 2017 and will be in force until 6:00 AM on September 6.
The curfew states that the only people who may remain in or travel around on both public and private property are:
- Law Enforcement Personnel
- People authorized by the County Judge to assist in the protection of the health, safety, or welfare of the public
- Owners of the property in which they are found during curfew hours
- A person who remains or travels upon private property which is owned by him or upon which the person has been invited
This order will take effect immediately.
“This curfew,” said Judge Hebert, “is being put into effect for the safety of people in the unincorporated areas of Fort Bend County. The safety of our citizens outweighs the temporary inconvenience that results from this curfew. We want you to be safe as we face Harvey’s challenges together”.