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Posts from ‘April, 2017’

Daily Bible Verse

For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities — his eternal power and divine nature — have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that men are without excuse.

Daily Bible Verse

All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.

Weekly Wisdoms

People listen to people who listen.

DPS Adds New Teams to Canine Program

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today graduated three Troopers and three canines from an eight-week training program. These canine teams will join 41 other DPS teams stationed throughout Texas, including seven explosive-detection teams stationed in Austin.

Edinburg Man Gets More Than 24 Years for Three Child Pornography Charges

McALLEN, Texas – A 29-year-old Edinburg man has been ordered to federal prison following his convictions of production, receipt and distribution of child pornography, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Abe Martinez. Carlos Benjamin Martinez pleaded guilty Dec. 2, 2016.

Six Ordered to Prison for Laundering Millions for Drug Cartel

McALLEN, Texas – Four local residents and two Mexican nationals have been ordered to federal prison for their respective roles in laundering drug proceeds, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Abe Martinez.

Daily Bible Verse

Hatred stirs up dissension, but love covers over all wrongs.

Fugitive Sought in Mortgage Fraud Scheme

HOUSTON – A 53-year-old Houston contractor, set for sentencing in a $16 million loan fraud scheme, has now been charged with failing to appear, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Abe Martinez.

Smuggler Gets Enhanced Sentence for Raping Undocumented Alien and Brandishing a Machete

McALLEN, Texas – A 53-year-old Mexican National has been ordered to federal prison for conspiring to harbor undocumented aliens, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Abe Martinez. Julio Puente-Oliva pleaded guilty Jan. 26, 2017.

Daily Bible Verse

I am still confident of this: I will see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living.

Man Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

HOUSTON – A local man has admitted to willfully attempting to evade or defeat his individual income taxes, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Abe Martinez and Special Agent in Charge D. Richard Goss of IRS – Criminal Investigation (CI).

Three RGV Residents Plead Guilty in Illegal Kickback Schemes

McALLEN, Texas – Three Rio Grande Valley residents have been convicted for their roles in receiving illegal kickback payments in exchange for the referral of patients, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Abe Martinez.

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