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Queen Esther Jordan

Other Texas Cases with Female Exonerees
On April 13, 2009, police in Houston, Texas arrested 45-year-old Queen Jordan after they seized white powder from her that field-tested positive for cocaine.

On April 29, 2009, Jordan pled guilty in Harris County Criminal District Court to possession of a controlled substance. She was sentenced to probation for four years.

On May 6, 2009, the Harris County District Attorney’s Office notified Jordan’s defense attorney that the Houston Police crime laboratory had tested the powder and no controlled substance was found.

The prosecution joined in a motion with the defense attorney to vacate Jordan’s conviction. On May 13, 2009, the motion was granted and the charge was dismissed.

– Maurice Possley

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Posting Date: 1/15/2015
Most Serious Crime:Drug Possession or Sale
Additional Convictions:
Reported Crime Date:2009
Age at the date of reported crime:45
Contributing Factors:False or Misleading Forensic Evidence
Did DNA evidence contribute to the exoneration?:No