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June 09, 2011

Federal Grand Jury Returns Multiple Indictments in Plano, Texas

PLANO, Texas –A federal grand jury returned multiple indictments this week charging individuals with separate federal crimes in the Eastern District of Texas announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

                Cleo Wilson, 40, of Little Elm, Texas, has been indicted for embezzlement.  If convicted, he faces up to 50 years in federal prison.  According to the indictment, from February 2007 to September 2009, Wilson, the Financial Secretary for Steelworkers Local Union 1856, is alleged to have converted $30,206.19 in labor union funds for his personal use.  This case is being investigated by the U.S. Department of Labor and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney M. Andrew Stover.

                Jose Antonio Vargas, 29, of Dallas, has been indicted for possession with intent to distribute cocaine.  If convicted, he faces up to 40 years in federal prison.  This case is being investigated by the DEA and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney James E. Peacock.

                Fidelmar Maceda Herrera, also known as, Jorge Maceda-Herrera, 37, of Mexico, has been indicted for transporting illegal aliens for financial gain, harboring illegal aliens for financial gain, and improper entry into the United States.  If convicted, he faces up to 10 years in federal prison.  This case is being investigated by the ICE/HSI and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney James E. Peacock.

                Oscar Enrique Cabrera-Hernandez, 31, of Guatemala, has been indicted for being an alien unlawfully present in the United States after having been deported.  If convicted, he faces up to 20 years in federal prison and deportation.  This case is being investigated by ICE/HSI and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Miriam E. Rea.

                Juan Calixto Flores, 38, of Mexico, has been indicted for being an alien unlawfully present in the United States after having been deported.  If convicted, he faces up to 10 years in federal prison and deportation.  This case is being investigated by ICE/HSI and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Miriam E. Rea.   


                A grand jury indictment is not evidence of guilt.  All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.


 

 

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