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Posts from ‘February, 2017’

Area Man Charged With Evading Income Taxes

HOUSTON – A local man is set to make an appearance in federal court for willfully attempting to evade or defeat his 2012 income taxes, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson along with Special Agent in Charge Rick Goss of IRS – Criminal Investigation (CI).

Daily Bible Verse

Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.”

Reward Offered in 1994 Falfurrias Cold Case Murder

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is asking for the public’s help in solving the 1994 murder of Mike DeLeon (20) in Falfurrias, and a reward up to $6,000 is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of those responsible, if the tip is received before the next featured case the following month.

South Texas Woman Lands in Federal Prison for Meth Distribution

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – A 30-year-old woman from Harlingen has been ordered to prison following her conviction of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. Irma Matamoros-Santillan pleaded guilty Oct. 19, 2016.

Jury Convicts Rio Grande Valley Area Durable Medical Equipment Company Owner of Health Care Fraud

McALLEN, Texas ‐ A McAllen federal jury has convicted the owner of an area durable medical equipment (DME) company owner on all counts for her scheme to defraud Texas Medicaid through fraudulent billings, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. The jury deliberated for six hours following a seven-day trial before convicting Maria Garza, 41, of McAllen, on all 18 counts as charged.

DPS Graduates 134 New Highway Patrol Troopers

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw, Texas Public Safety Commission Chair Cynthia Leon, and members of the Public Safety Commission (PSC) today were joined by Texas Rep. Tony Dale as the department commissioned 134 men and women as the state’s newest Highway Patrol Troopers during the recruit graduation ceremony. Rep. Dale was the keynote speaker during the ceremony, which was held today in Austin.

San Antonio Man Charged with Kidnapping Child

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – A 36-year-old man has been arrested on charges of international parental kidnapping, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive Captured in Bryan

AUSTIN – Michael Christopher Sanchez, 32, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, is now in custody after being captured Feb. 22 in Bryan. Sanchez, a Latin Kings gang member, was wanted for parole violation and engaging in organized criminal activity. The arrest was the result of a tip, and a reward up to $7,500 will be paid.

Daily Bible Verse

Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as braided hair and the wearing of gold jewelry and fine clothes. Instead, it should be that of your inner self, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is of great worth in God’s sight.

Daily Bible Verse

“But what about you?” Jesus asked. “Who do you say I am?” Peter answered, “You are the Christ.”

Daily Bible Verse

Whoever loves money never has money enough; whoever loves wealth is never satisfied with his income. This too is meaningless.

Weekly Wisdoms

If you’re too busy to spend time with God, then you’re simply too busy.

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