News and Press Releases

News and Press Releases

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December 2012

December 17, 2012

Trinidad And Tobago Man Sentenced To Federal Prison For Receipt And Possession Of Child Pornography

December 14, 2012

Jury Convicts Cirilo "Chilo" Lara Madrid In El Paso Public Corruption Trial

December 12, 2012

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Maverick County Probation Officer/General Contractor In Bribery, Kickback and Bid-Rigging Scheme

December 6, 2012

Eagle Pass Resident Charged With Distribution And Possession of Child Pornography
Federal Grand Jury Indicts Maverick County Commissioner Eliaz Maldonado

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November 2012

November 30, 2012

Federal Authorities Arrest West Texas Mayor For Allegedly Stealing Money From The City Of Toyah

November 29, 2012

Eagle Pass Businessman Pleads Guilty To Role In Scheme To Steal Funds From Maverick County

November 15, 2012

El Paso Business Manager Sentenced To Federal Prison In Connection With Ammo Smuggling Operation
Midland Woman Pleads Guilty To Embezzling Nearly $1 Million From Her Employer

November 14, 2012

Former El Paso County Commissioner Willie Gandara, Jr. Sentenced To Federal Prison

November 9, 2012

Army Investigator Indicted For Receipt And Possession Child Pornography

November 8, 2012

Maverick County Employee Indicted In Bribery Scheme

November 5, 2012

Over 300 Quarter Horses Allegedly Part Of Los Zetas Money Laundering Operation Sold For Approximately $8.8 Million

November 2, 2012

Former Maverick County Employee Indicted In Bribery Scheme

November 1, 2012

British Businessman Christopher Tappin Pleads Guilty To Aiding And Abetting The Illegal Export Of Defense Articles
Former Fort Sam Houston Contractor Pleads Guilty To Soliciting An Undercover Agent To Kill Her Husband

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October 2012

October 31, 2012

Former Austin Area Middle School Employee Pleads Guilty To Production And Distribution Of Child Pornography

October 25, 2012

Midland Pipe Salesman Sentenced To Federal Prison In Wire Fraud Scheme

October 24, 2012

Taiwanese National Sentenced To Prison For Illegally Exporting Military-Sensitive Items From The United States To Iran

October 23, 2012

U.S. Attorney Pitman Names Western District Of Texas Elections Officer For The November 2012 Elections

October 19, 2012

Steve Yassine Enters Guilty Plea In Federal Drug Case

October 18, 2012

Federal Authorities Arrest Maverick County Commissioner Rodolfo Heredia And Two Others In Connection With A Money Laundering And Bulk Cash Smuggling Scheme
Alabama Man In Federal Custody Charged With Attempting To Assault U.S. Border Patrol Agents Near Langtry, Texas 
Registered Sex Offender From Round Rock Sentenced To Ten Years In Federal Prison For New Child Pornography Offense 
Houston Man Sentenced To Federal Prison On Child Pornography And Enticement Charges

October 12, 2012

Federal Jury In Austin Convicts Two Yassine Brothers In Money Laundering Scheme

October 11, 2012

Odessa Man Sentenced To 15 Years In Federal Prison For Distribution Of Child Pornography
Federal Authorities Arrest County Employee, Former County Employee And Accomplice For Allegedly Stealing Money From Maverick County

October 9, 2012

Federal Prison Sentences Handed Down In Columbus, Nm Firearms Trafficking Investigation

October 5, 2012

Former E.P.I.S.D. Superintendent Lorenzo Garcia Sentenced To Federal Prison

October 4, 2012

Former Bexar County Jail Guard Sentenced To Federal Prison For Conspiring To Protect Drug Loads
El Paso Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Child Porn Solicitation Charge

October 3, 2012

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Six In San Antonio Marijuana Distribution Conspiracy
U.S. Attorney Robert Pitman Announces $400,000 In Federal Grants To Combat Intellectual Property Theft In The Western District Of Texas

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September 2012

September 27, 2012

Richard Khamir Hurd Pleads Guilty In Robert Griffin Iii Extortion Attempt 

September 25, 2012

Amarillo Man Sentenced For Prostitution Scheme Involving Minor 

September 21, 2012

Three Arrested In San Antonio Health Care Fraud Investigation 

September 20, 2012

Odessa Adult Bookstore Owner Pleads Guilty To Federal Drug Charge 
Federal Complaint Filed In San Antonio Charges Five In Marijuana Distribution Conspiracy 
30-Year Federal Prison Term Handed Down To New Braunfels Man In Child Pornography Case

September 19, 2012

Mississippi Man Pleads Guilty To Hacking El Paso Independent School District Computer System 

September 14, 2012

Mandatory Life Sentence For Three-Strike Defendant In Connection With Permian Basin Methamphetamine Distribution Conspiracy Superseding Indictment Containing Federal Child Pornography And Firearms Charges Filed Against President Of Nature’s Sanctuary In Presidio

September 11, 2012

El Paso Man Sentenced To Twenty Years In Federal Prison In Marijuana Smuggling Scheme

September 6, 2012

Four Arrested In Connection With El Paso-based Cocaine Distribution And Money Laundering Operation

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August 2012

August 29, 2012

Odessa Man Sentenced To Federal Prison On Arson Charge

August 24, 2012

Galveston Man Sentenced To Federal Prison For Computer Hacking
Luther Jones And Gilbert Sanchez Receive Additional Federal Prison Time In Connection With El Paso Corruption Case

August 23, 2012

Seven Arrested In Connection With Marijuana Distribution Operation Spanning Multiple States

August 17, 2012

El Paso Drug Trafficker Sentenced To 320 Months In Federal Prison

August 10, 2012

Naser Jason Abdo Sentenced To Life In Federal Prison In Connection With Killeen, Texas Bomb Attempt

August 8, 2012

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Five In Connection With Credit Card Fraud Scheme Involving The City Of Eagle Pass

August 7, 2012

Three Indicted In Austin For Conspiracy To Possess Machine Guns
Federal Grand Jury Indicts Two In Connection With Marijuana Grow Operation

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July 2012

July 24, 2012

San Antonio Firearms Straw Purchasing/trafficking Ringleader Sentenced To Federal Prison

July 13, 2012

Two Enter Guilty Pleas In Connection With El Paso Corruption Investigation

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June 2012

June 26, 2012

Detention Hearings Scheduled For Tomorrow For Pair Arrested And Charged In Federal Human Trafficking Indictment

June 25, 2012

Austin Physician Sentenced For Drug Distribution Scheme Resulting In The Death Of His Son
Galveston Man Pleads Guilty To Computer Hacking Charge

June 21, 2012

Andrews Man Sentenced To Prison For Distributing Hydroponic Marijuana
15 Arrested On Federal Conspiracy Charge In Austin-Based Heroin Distribution Operation

June 18, 2012

Former Austin Police Officer Sentenced To Prison On Federal Tax Charge

June 14, 2012

Former Columbus, New Mexico Mayor Sentenced To Federal Prison In Federal Firearms Trafficking Case

June 13, 2012

Former E.P.I.S.D. Superintendent Garcia Pleads Guilty To Federal Charges

June 12, 2012

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Los Zetas Leader In Money Laundering Scheme

June 7, 2012

24 Arrested In Fort Stockton-Based Cocaine Distribution Operation

June 6, 2012

Midland/Odessa Based Barrio Azteca Member Sentenced To Life In Federal Prison
Lubbock Man Sentenced To Federal Prison For Production Of Child Pornography
U.S. Army Major Sentenced To Federal Prison For Accepting Gratuities

June 5, 2012

Former Canutillo I.S.D. Teacher Sentenced To Federal Prison On Child Pornography Charge

June 1, 2012

Sentences Handed Down To Four In Connection With Stolen Aviation Fuel Investigation In El Paso

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May 2012

May 31, 2012

Third Federal Prison Term Handed Down For Series Of Bank Robberies In Texas And Missouri

May 24, 2012

Jury Convicts Naser Jason Abdo On All Counts In Connection With Killeen Bomb Plot
Firearms Dealer Sentenced To Federal Prison In Columbus, New Mexico Firearms Trafficking Investigation

May 23, 2012

Alien Smuggling Ringleader Sentenced To Federal Prison

May 17, 2012

Midland/Odessa Based Barrio Azteca Members Sentenced To Life In Federal Prison
Federal Prison Terms Handed Down To Pair In Connection With Missouri And Texas Bank Robberies

May 11, 2012

Midland Man Sentenced In Connection With Drug Distribution Resulting In Death
23 Arrested On Federal Charges As A Result Of San Antonio Eastside Gang Violence Initiative

May 10, 2012

McAllen Man Sentenced For Using Internet To Promote Prostitution Enterprise Involving Underage Girl
Convicted Felon Pleads Guilty To Possessing .40 Caliber Hangun

May 7, 2012

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Cameron County And District Attorney Armando Villalobos And Attorney Eduardo “Eddie” Lucio In Connection With A Bribery And Extortion Scheme

May 4, 2012

El Paso Man Detained On Federal Child Pornography Production Charge

May 2, 2012

11 Arrested In Federal San Antonio Area-Based Cocaine Trafficking Investigation
Uvalde Texas Mexican Mafia Member Awaiting Sentencing On Federal Racketeering-Based Charges Pleads Guilty To Assaulting Corrections Officer

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April 2012

April 24, 2012

Western District Of Texas Federal Grand Jury Indicts Sinaloa Cartel Leaders “El Chapo” Guzman, “Mayo” Zambada And 22 Other High Ranking Sinaloa Cartel Members

April 23, 2012

Federal Agents Arrest Former El Paso Businessman Indicted In Ammunition Smuggling Scheme

April 19, 2012

21 Arrested In Carrizo Springs Drug Trafficking Sweep

April 17, 2012

Midland Man Pleads Guilty To February Bank Robbery

April 16, 2012

Odessa Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Arson Charge
Midland Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Carkacking Charges

April 13, 2012

El Paso Federal Judge Sentences Drug Dealer To Close To 25 Years In Prison

April 12, 2012

Eagle Pass Texas Mexican Mafia Member Sentenced To Consecutive Terms Of Life In Federal Prison
Austin Physician Pleads Guilty To Drug Distribution Scheme Resulting In The Death Of His Son

April 10, 2012

Federal Agents Arrest Two Eagle Pass Brothers Charged With Ammunition Smuggling

April 9, 2012

U.S. Army Major Pleads Guilty To Accepting Gratuities
Odessa Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Cocaine And Firearm Charges

April 5, 2012

Juarez Drug Cartel Leader Pleads Guilty To Charges Related To U.S. Consulate Murders And Is Sentenced To Life In Prison
El Paso FBI Agents Arrest Mississippi Man For Unauthorized Access Of El Paso Independent School District Computer System

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March 2012

March 29, 2012

Former Austin Police Officer Pleads Guilty To Federal Tax Charge

March 27, 2012

Honduran Faces Ten Years In Federal Prison On Child Pornography Charge

March 22, 2012

Federal, State And Local Law Enforcement Arrest 10 Austin Area Residents On Federal Drug And Money Laundering Charges

March 20, 2012

Federal Jury Finds Argentinian Guilty Of Producing False U.S. Military Identification Documents

March 15, 2012

Eagle Pass Men Sentenced To Federal Prison For Gun/Ammunition Smuggling
First Defendant Sentenced To Federal Prison In Columbus, New Mexico Firearms Trafficking Investigation

March 14, 2012

No Bond For Suspected Leader Of Austin Area Cocaine Distribution Network

March 8, 2012

Three Face Federal Prison For Series Of Bank Robberies In Texas And Missouri

March 7, 2012

Two West Texas Men Face Federal Prison For Trafficking An Estimated $1 Million Worth Of Marijuana

March 5, 2012

Federal Magistrate Judge In El Paso Orders British Businessman Detained Pending Trial

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February 2012

February 28, 2012

Austin Area Businessman Sentenced To Federal Prison In Visa Fraud Scheme

February 27, 2012

San Antonio Man Receives Two Years In Federal Prison For Attempting To Export Sensitive Military Equipment

February 24, 2012

British Businessman Extradited To Western District Of Texas To Face Federal Charges In Connection With The Illegal Exportation Of Defense Articles

February 23, 2012

Federal Grand Jury Indicts El Paso County Commissioner And An Associate In Connection With A Drug Trafficking Scheme

February 22, 2012

Federal Jury Convicts Midland/Odessa Based Barrio Azteca Members

February 17, 2012

Statement Regarding United States Vs. Trey Scott Atwater

February 16, 2012

Crystal City Man Sentenced To Federal Prison For Cocaine And Heroin Trafficking
Four Ordered Held Without Bond Pending Trial In Firearms Straw Purchasing And Smuggling Operation

February 15, 2012

Gulf Cartel Operative Sentenced To 27 Years In Federal Prison
Four Texas Syndicate Members Indicted On Federal Conspiracy Charge

February 10, 2012

Odessa Man Pleads Guilty To Persuading And Enticing 16-Year-Old Girl To Have Sex
McAllen Man Pleads Guilty To Using The Internet To Promote Prostitution Enterprise

February 9, 2012

Texas Mexican Mafia Member Sentenced To Federal Prison

February 8, 2012

San Antonio Men Sentenced In Firearms Straw Purchasing/Trafficking Investigation

February 2, 2012

19 Arrested In West Texas Drug Distribution Operation
Drug Enforcement Administration Mobile Enforcement Team Operation In West Texas Results In Numerous Arrests

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January 2012

January 31, 2012

19 Arrested In Big Bend Area Drug Distribution Operation
Midland Daycare Facility Employee Charged With Distributing Crack Cocaine

January 30, 2012

Crystal City Man Sentenced To Federal Prison For Cocaine And Heroin Trafficking
Aryan Circle Member Sentenced To 20 Years In Federal Prison For Marijuana Trafficking

January 23, 2012

Federal Jury In Del Rio Convicts Former Crystal City Corrections Officer On Drug And Sexual Abuse Of Prisoner Charges
Federal Jury In Pecos Convicts Alien Smuggling Ringleader

January 13, 2012

Federal Judge In Midland Sentences Odessa Man On Meth Distribution And Firearm Charges

January 12, 2012

Former El Paso Teacher Sentenced To Maximum Federal Prison Sentence On Child Pornography Charges

January 11, 2012

Federal Life Sentences Handed Down In Double Murder Investigation

January 6, 2012

Statement Regarding United States VS. Trey Scott Atwater
Former Texas Pain Management Physician And Psychiatrist Sentenced To Federal Prison On Health Care Fraud Charges

January 5, 2012

Former Canutillo I.S.D. Teacher Pleads Guilty To Child Pornography Charge

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