Category: Texas – Southern District

Texan indicted for producing pornography of 16-year-old | USAO-SDTX

McALLEN, Texas – A 26-year-old man residing in Hidalgo is set to appear in federal court on charges of coercion of a minor and production of child pornography, announced U.S….

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Pharr man heads to prison for trafficking over $600K of narcotics | USAO-SDTX

McALLEN, Texas – A 31-year-old Texan has been sent to prison following his conviction of smuggling heroin and meth, announced U.S. Attorney Jennifer B. Lowery. Gerardo Jimenez pleaded guilty May…

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13 now in prison in investigation initially targeting Laredo area Mexican Mafia | USAO-SDTX

LAREDO, Texas – With the sentencing of a 37-year-old associate of the Texas Mexican Mafia, more than a dozen criminals are serving more than 1600 months combined for their respective roles…

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Jury convicts out of state woman in murder for hire case | USAO-SDTX

McALLEN, Texas – A federal jury sitting in McAllen has convicted a 52-year-old woman for conspiracy to commit murder for hire, announced U.S. Attorney Jennifer B. Lowery. The jury deliberated…

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Jury convicts out of state woman in murder for hire case | USAO-SDTX

McALLEN, Texas – A federal jury sitting in McAllen has convicted a 52-year-old woman for conspiracy to commit murder for hire, announced U.S. Attorney Jennifer B. Lowery. The jury deliberated for…

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Houston area men sentenced for violent Dollar Tree robberies with firearm | USAO-SDTX

HOUSTON – Two local men have been ordered to federal prison for their roles in two Houston-area robberies, announced U.S. Attorney Jennifer B. Lowery. Charles Cox, 34, and Jarred Adams,…

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Two-ton marijuana seizure results in prison for young Mexican trafficker | USAO-SDTX

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – A 21-year-old Mexican citizen has been sent to prison following his conviction of conspiracy to transport over four thousand pounds of marijuana, announced U.S. Attorney Jennifer B….

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Houstonian receives sentence for enticing South Texas minor into commercial sex | USAO-SDTX

HOUSTON – A 23-year-old man has been ordered to prison for enticement of a minor online, announced U.S. Attorney Jennifer B. Lowery. Malcolm Lenard Thomas, Houston, pleaded guilty June 21. Today,…

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Former Border Patrol agent indicted for hiring undocumented individuals as drivers | USAO-SDTX

LAREDO, Texas – A former Border Patrol (BP) agent, his wife and a Laredo man have been charged for their roles in a conspiracy to hire illegal aliens by fraudulently…

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Mission man sent to prison for hiding kilos of heroin in floorboards | USAO-SDTX

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – A 27-year-old man residing in Mission has been ordered to federal prison following his conviction of possession with the intent to distribute nine kilograms of heroin,…

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