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DPS Urges Preparedness as Hurricane Season Continues

AUSTIN – With four months remaining in the 2017 hurricane season, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding residents to evaluate their emergency plans and tune in to weather forecasts for potential hurricanes and tropical storms. Historically, August and September are the more active months during hurricane season. Hurricane season began June 1 and continues through Nov. 30.

TPWD Graduates 41 Texas Game Wardens and State Park Police Officers

AUSTIN— The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department graduated the 61st Texas game warden and state park police officer cadet class Aug. 1 at the Texas State Capitol. The class included 34 game wardens and seven state park police officers.

Former BP Agent Sentenced for Attempting to Entice a Child

LAREDO, Texas – A 50-year-old former Border Patrol (BP) agent has been ordered to federal prison for attempting to entice a minor to engage in sexual activity, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Abe Martinez. Salvador Contreras pleaded guilty March 7, 2017.

More Operation Trena Sin Trono Defendants Head to Prison

LAREDO, Texas – Four more defendants who were convicted in a marijuana trafficking and money laundering conspiracy have been ordered to federal prison, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Abe Martinez. Ricardo Ramirez, 31, and Leslie Bernice Trejo, 24, both of Laredo; and Salvador Saldana Medrano, 38, and Laura Heredia Garcia, 52, both of Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, had all previously pleaded guilty for their roles in the respective conspiracies.

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