Category: Texas – Southern District

7th member of MS-13 criminal enterprise indicted for murder | USAO-SDTX

HOUSTON – Another member of the violent international street gang Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) is set to appear in federal court for his alleged role in a 2018 murder, announced Acting…

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Five men convicted in alien harboring conspiracy | USAO-SDTX

McALLEN, Texas – With the guilty plea of a 42-old Donna man, five individuals have now admitted to their roles in a conspiracy to harbor illegal aliens, announced Acting U.S….

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Former charter school official sent to prison for embezzling funds | USAO-SDTX

HOUSTON – The former superintendent of Houston Gateway Academy has been ordered to federal prison after taking more than a ¼ million dollars, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Jennifer B. Lowery….

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Weekly harboring of aliens lands Mexican man in prison | USAO-SDTX

McALLEN, Texas – A 37-year-old Mexican citizen has been ordered to prison following his conviction of harboring aliens within the United States, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Jennifer B. Lowery. Juan…

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Jury convicts Cuban immigrant of alien smuggling | USAO-SDTX

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – A 29-year-old legal permanent resident of Cuba residing in Houston has been convicted of transporting illegal aliens, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Jennifer B. Lowery. A federal…

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Chiropractor pays to settle allegations arising from electro-acupuncture device billing | USAO-SDTX

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The chief financial officer of Rockport Physical Medicine PA has agreed to pay $273,000 to resolve allegations she falsely billed Medicare for the use of acupuncture…

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Houston man pleads guilty to smuggling 119 aliens in trailer | USAO-SDTX

LAREDO, Texas – A 32-year-old man has entered a guilty plea to conspiracy to transport illegal aliens, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Jennifer B. Lowery. On Jan. 12, Brodrick Keith Rhodes…

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Sex offender and previous felon gets more prison time for meth possession | USAO-SDTX

LAREDO, Texas – A 43-year-old Laredo native has been ordered to federal prison for possessing with intent to distribute a large quantity of meth, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Jennifer B….

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Deputy constable arrested on drug and money laundering charges | USAO-SDTX

HOUSTON – A Harris County deputy constable has been charged with conspiring with his girlfriend to possess with the intent to distribute cocaine, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Jennifer Lowery. A…

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Houston man sent to prison for hijacking interstate freight shipment | USAO-SDTX

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – A 22-year-old Houston man has been ordered to federal prison after stealing a large load of electronics originally set for delivery to a local college, announced…

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