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Two Illegal Aliens Handed Significant Sentence for Trafficking Marijuana

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Two undocumented aliens from Mexico have been ordered to federal prison for possession with intent to distribute more than 1000 kilograms of marijuana, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick. Oscar Erick Calvillo-Lores, 37, of Reynosa, Tamulipas, Mexico, and Jose Manuel Portillo-Guerrero, 42, of Valadeces, Tamulipas, Mexico, pleaded guilty May 2, and March 28, 2017, respectively.

Former CBP Officer Sentenced to Prison for Alien Smuggling

McALLEN, Texas – A 55-year-old man who formerly resided in Weslaco has been ordered to prison following his conviction of one count of conspiracy to transport aliens within the United States, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick. Former Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officer Sabas Salinas pleaded guilty Nov. 1, 2017.

Local Tax Return Preparer Sent to Prison for Fraudulent Refund Scheme

HOUSTON – A tax return preparer who operated a local business under the name “Postal Tax Services” has been ordered to federal prison for willfully aiding and assisting in the preparation and presentation of a false U.S. Individual Income Tax Return, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick along with Assistant Special Agent in Charge Ramsey Covington of IRS-Criminal Investigation (CI). Yomi Michael John pleaded guilty May 11, 2017.

Reward Offered for Most Wanted Fugitive from Tyler Area

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Blake Everett Reed, 32, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward of up to $5,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. Reed is wanted for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, harassment of public servant, assault of public servant, assault, and evading arrest/detention with a vehicle. All tips are guaranteed to be anonymous.

Daily Bible Verse

I appeal to you, brothers, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree with one another so that there may be no divisions among you and that you may be perfectly united in mind and thought.

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