Category: Texas – Western District

Aguilar Pleads Guilty in Guillen Case | USAO-WDTX

WACO, Texas – A Killeen woman pleaded guilty today to charges in connection with the disappearance of U.S. Army Specialist Vanessa Guillen. Cecily Aguilar, 24, pleaded guilty to one count…

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Child Sexual Predator Receives Maximum Sentence | USAO-WDTX

SAN ANTONIO – A San Antonio man was sentenced last week to 30 years in prison for the sexual exploitation of a young child. According to court documents, Pedro Damian…

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Man Charged for Robbing Banks in Arizona and Texas | USAO-WDTX

EL PASO – A federal criminal complaint was filed Thursday charging a Tucson man with bank robbery. According to court documents, Sherman Edward Lester Jr., 45, of Tucson, Arizona, robbed…

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New Mexico Woman Sentenced to more than Four Years in Prison for Conspiracy to Smuggle Firearms into Mexico | USAO-WDTX

EL PASO – A New Mexico woman was sentenced Wednesday to 50 months in prison for her involvement in a scheme to purchase firearms in West Texas and Southern New…

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Human Smuggler Sentenced Following Migrant Death | USAO-WDTX

MIDLAND, Texas – A Guatemalan national man was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for immigration crimes. According to court documents, Mario Rigoberto Diego-Esteban, aka “Lentes,” 26, was sentenced…

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Two Texas Men Indicted after Attempting to Smuggle Firearms into Mexico | USAO-WDTX

DEL RIO, Texas – A federal grand jury in Del Rio returned an indictment last week charging two Texas men with smuggling goods from the United States. According to court…

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Large-Scale Drug Traffickers Convicted by Federal Jury | USAO-WDTX

EL PASO, Texas – A federal jury convicted two men Tuesday of multiple counts of drug trafficking. Additionally, one of the defendants was convicted of domestic and international money laundering….

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FBI Arrests Round Rock Pastor for Child Pornography | USAO-WDTX

AUSTIN – A Georgetown man was arrested yesterday on criminal charges related to child pornography. According to a criminal complaint filed in Austin federal court, David Lloyd Walther, 56, is…

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Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. Agrees to Pay $3 Million to Settle Civil False Claims Act Allegations | USAO-WDTX

AUSTIN – Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc., as successor-in-interest to MedEquities Realty Trust, Inc. (MedEquities), has agreed to pay $3 million to resolve allegations that MedEquities violated the False Claims Act…

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San Antonio Couple Sentenced in Restaurant Investment Fraud Scheme | USAO-WDTX

SAN ANTONIO – A Mexican national man and his wife, both residing in San Antonio, were sentenced in federal court today for a scheme to defraud business investors of over…

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