Category: Texas – Southern District

Mexican national pleads guilty to transporting people resulting in death | USAO-SDTX

LAREDO, Texas – A 23-year-old man unlawfully residing in Laredo has admitted to conspiracy to transport 12 undocumented citizens, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Jennifer B. Lowery. On April 22, Jesus…

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Alice man admits to distributing meth | USAO-SDTX

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – A 29-year-old local resident has entered a guilty plea to possession with intent to distribute 6.4 grams of meth after being found with several drugs, money…

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Murder crew latest in violent crime arrests | USAO-SDTX

HOUSTON – A group of violent criminals are now facing possible severe federal penalties for firearms charges, to include use of a weapon resulting in death, carjacking, robbery and other…

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Gangster Disciple gang member handed significant sentence for multiple offenses | USAO-SDTX

HOUSTON – A 34-year-old Houston man has been ordered to federal prison for numerous drug and firearm convictions, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Jennifer B. Lowery. The jury deliberated for approximately…

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Justice Department Announces Investigation into Conditions at Five Juvenile Facilities in Texas | USAO-SDTX

The investigation will examine whether Texas provides children confined in the facilities reasonable protection from physical and sexual abuse by staff and other residents, excessive use of chemical restraints and…

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Lil’ Rob gets significant sentence in federal firearms and drug trafficking case | USAO-SDTX

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – A 36-year-old Corpus Christi gang member with a lengthy criminal history has been ordered to federal prison following his conviction of firearms and drug trafficking offenses,…

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Former police officer sentenced for using hidden camera to obtain child pornography | USAO-SDTX

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – A 32-year-old former officer with the Primera Police Department (PPD) has been ordered to federal prison for possessing child pornography, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Jennifer B. Lowery….

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Crane company agrees to pay more than $4.5M to resolve lawsuit for non-compliance with Military Specifications | USAO-SDTX

HOUSTON – Crane Company has agreed to pay to the United States to resolve allegations it violated the False Claims Act (FCA) by failing to comply with Military Specification (Mil…

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Local man sentenced after shop owner shot in violent armed robbery attempt | USAO-SDTX

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – A 41-year-old Corpus Christi has been ordered to prison for role in an attempted armed robbery of local clock shop, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Jennifer B….

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Drug trafficker sentenced for meth and cocaine conspiracy | USAO-SDTX

LAREDO, Texas – A 45-year-old Laredo resident has been ordered to federal prison for his role as a leader-organizer in a meth distribution conspiracy, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Jennifer B….

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