A Texas border city police officer will spend 8 years in prison for his role in protecting a drug stash house. The cop rented out a home to suspected smugglers and even offered his police vehicle for transportation security.
A Mexican federal prosecutor living in the U.S. illegally will spend nearly six years in prison for trafficking more than 70 pounds of cocaine.
An Arizona man will spend two years in federal prison for purchasing roughly 80 weapons on behalf of Mexican cartels. Some were smuggled into Mexico, where at least one was used in a murder.
Several cartel-connected individuals received lengthy prison sentences for their roles in smuggling large quantities of meth and heroin from Mexico to Texas.
A convicted human smuggler will spend close to five years in prison for his role in a high-speed chase near an elementary school. The ensuing crash left six people injured, including innocent motorists.
An Army National Guardsman will spend more than four years in prison for using his position to traffic loads of cocaine from Mexico into Texas.
Two former U.S. Army soldiers stationed at Fort Hood were sentenced to almost two years in prison for their roles in a conspiracy to smuggle migrants past a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint. The soldiers wore their uniforms to hopefully avoid suspicion.
A Texas physician’s assistant who had his license suspended for sexual contacts with patients now faces Medicaid fraud charges.
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The top executive of a local shelter for unaccompanied migrants faces federal fraud charges for allegedly using public grants and other funds to cover personal real state purchases and lease-backs. At least two other unnamed indiv…
A U.S. federal court sentenced a Salvadoran man to nearly four years in prison for his role in helping his wife and her boyfriend smuggle weapons and ammunition into Mexico. In one of the smuggling attempts, the group tried to send more than 13,000 rou…