After concern of a delay earlier Monday, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton was booked in Collin County after he was indicted last week on securities violations. His booking photo was soon posted online.
The details of Paxton’s booking can be found at the Collin County inmate search page.
As the Statesman’s Jonathan Tilove pointed out, Paxton’s booking photo will inevitably be compared to that of former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who was booked into the Travis County criminal justice system last year after surrendering to sheriff’s deputies. The governor was indicted Aug. 15, 2014, on two felony charges stemming from his efforts to force Travis County District Attorney Lehmberg to resign from office following her drunken driving arrest.
How will social media react to Paxton’s booking photo? Stay tuned.