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Texas News: Houston Man, Eugenio Cerda Guilty of Trafficking Drugs through the Eastern District of Texas

BEAUMONT, Texas – A 56-year-old Houston man has pleaded guilty to federal drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney Joseph D. Brown today. Eugenio Cerda pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine and conspiracy to money launder on June 21, 2018 before U.S. Magistrate Judge Keith … Continue reading Texas News: Houston Man, Eugenio Cerda Guilty of Trafficking Drugs through the Eastern District of Texas

Taxas News: HOUSTON, Lisa Yvette Coffman, Jury Convicts Former Postal Worker in Fraudulent Scheme

HOUSTON,Texas – A federal jury has convicted a 47-year-old Humble woman of making false statements and theft of public money, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan Patrick.  They deliberated for approximately an hour following less than three days of trial convicting Lisa Yvette Coffman. Coffman was a 29-year federal postal employee. She sustained a job-related injury in … Continue reading Taxas News: HOUSTON, Lisa Yvette Coffman, Jury Convicts Former Postal Worker in Fraudulent Scheme

Texas News: Houston Man, FRANK GARDNER Sentenced after Pleading Guilty to Drug Conspiracy

Houston, Texas – U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that U. S. District Judge Eldon E. Fallon sentenced FRANK GARDNER, age 54, of Houston, Texas, to 48 months’ imprisonment and one year of supervised release after GARDNER pled guilty to conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute one hundred grams or more of … Continue reading Texas News: Houston Man, FRANK GARDNER Sentenced after Pleading Guilty to Drug Conspiracy

Texas News: HOUSTON, Andrew Craig Sustaita, Former Harris County Deputy Sentenced on Federal Child Pornography Charges

HOUSTON,Texas – A 31-year-old former law enforcement official has been ordered to federal prison for more than 27 years following his convictions of production and possession of child pornography, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick. Andrew Craig Sustaita, of Spring, pleaded guilty as charged March 15, 2018. He was previously a Harris County deputy sheriff … Continue reading Texas News: HOUSTON, Andrew Craig Sustaita, Former Harris County Deputy Sentenced on Federal Child Pornography Charges

Texas News: HOUSTON,Dontrey Lamon Eason,Recruiter Charged with Receiving Illegal Kickbacks from Local Pharmacy

HOUSTON,Texas – A 45-year-old Houston resident has been charged with conspiring to violate the federal anti-kickback statute and receiving at least $320,000 in illegal kickback payments from a local Houston pharmacy, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick. Dontrey Lamon Eason turned himself in to law enforcement agents yesterday. He is expected to make his initial … Continue reading Texas News: HOUSTON,Dontrey Lamon Eason,Recruiter Charged with Receiving Illegal Kickbacks from Local Pharmacy