When Evictions Are Ordered, Constables Are Called On To Enforce Them

Part two of a series from KUT explores how a sudden setback can lead to an eviction in Travis County.

By Audrey McGlinchyOctober 1, 2018 10:00 am| , , ,

From KUT:

Travis County Deputy Theresa Stewart works both ends of the eviction process, from serving papers to kicking out tenants.

On a Wednesday in late July, Stewart attempted to forcibly evict an elderly man who uses a wheelchair from an apartment complex in Southwest Austin – but he was already gone when she and another deputy showed up. He left behind most of his things, including furniture, a running fish tank and a pamphlet titled, “Gone From My Sight: The Dying Experience.”

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