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A grand jury indicted two former Williamson County Sheriff's deputies in the death of Javier Ambler, a Black man who died in March 2019 while being arrested for a minor traffic violation. The indicted deputies chased Ambler into Travis County and tased him repeatedly before he died.

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Travis County District Attorney Jose Garza

Travis County District Attorney Jose Garza announced he plans to take the cases of Javier Ambler and Mike Ramos to a grand jury by March 30.

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Williamson County Sheriff Robert Chody was indicted and arrested on a felony charge for destroying video evidence related to the Javier Ambler case.

This story has been updated to include information from two press conferences on Monday afternoon.

Williamson County Sheriff Robert Chody has been indicted and arrested on a felony charge for destroying video evidence related to the death of Javier Ambler, a Black man who died in custody last year, according to local reports.

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By Stacy Fernández, The Texas Tribune

Travis County District Attorney Margaret Moore will not bring two significant officer use-of-force cases to a grand jury before she leaves office this year, her office said Wednesday.

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