Category: Texas – Eastern District

Beaumont Felon Sentenced for Federal Firearms Violation | USAO-EDTX

BEAUMONT, Texas – A Beaumont man has been sentenced to prison for a federal firearms violation in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston today. Darrell Jordan,…

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Houston Man Guilty of Making False Statements Leading to Unnecessary Federal Investigation | USAO-EDTX

BEAUMONT, Texas – A Houston man has pleaded guilty to federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston today. Gary Dwon Gaffney, 36, pleaded guilty…

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California Man Convicted of Federal Violations in Health Care Kickback Scheme | USAO-EDTX

TEXARKANA, Texas – A Coronado, California, man has been found guilty of federal violations related to a health care kickback scheme in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. attorney…

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Hardin County Man Guilty of Child Pornography Violations | USAO-EDTX

BEAUMONT, Texas – A Lumberton man has pleaded guilty to federal child pornography violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston today. Stephen John Pieper, 23,…

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U.S. Law Enforcement Targets Fraud Facilitators, Doubling Last Year’s Enforcement | USAO-EDTX

BEAUMONT, Texas — The Department of Justice, FBI, U.S. Postal Inspection Service and five other federal law enforcement agencies announced the completion of the fourth annual Money Mule Initiative, which…

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Justice Department Announces $139 Million for Law Enforcement Hiring to Advance Community Policing | USAO-EDTX

BEAUMONT, Texas – The Department of Justice announced more than $139 million in grant funding through the department’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) COPS Hiring Program (CHP)….

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Two Aryan Circle Gang Leaders Convicted of Racketeering Charges in Beaumont Federal Trial | USAO-EDTX

BEAUMONT, Texas –A Texas man and a Missouri man were convicted at trial of Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations charges stemming from their membership in the white supremacy prison gang,…

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Featherston Appointed United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas | USAO-EDTX

BEAUMONT, Texas – Brit Featherston has taken the oath of office to become the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas. Featherston was appointed to the position by…

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Acting United States Attorney Nicholas Ganjei Announces Intent to Step Down from Eastern District of Texas Leadership | USAO-EDTX

BEAUMONT, Texas – Acting United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas Nicholas J. Ganjei announced today that he will be stepping down from the role of Acting United…

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Nine Indicted in Counterfeit Promethazine-Codeine Drug Trafficking Conspiracy | USAO-EDTX

BEAUMONT, Texas – A federal grand jury in Beaumont has returned a three-count indictment charging nine individuals in drug trafficking conspiracy in the Eastern District of Texas, announced Acting U.S….

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