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Mission Resident Sentenced to Prison for Cocaine Possession

McALLEN, Texas – A lawful permanent resident who was residing in Mission has been ordered to prison for possessing with the intent to distribute approximately 50 kilograms of cocaine, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick. A McAllen federal jury convicted Leonel Luis Nordhausen-Cuevas, 59, on July 21, 2017, following a two-day trial and less than an hour of deliberation.

Texas Rangers, TJJD Make Arrests in Investigation

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today announced that as the result of an investigation directed by Governor Greg Abbott, arrest warrants have been issued for five current or former employees at Texas Juvenile Justice Department (TJJD) facilities. Four suspects were arrested today. One suspect remains at large and may be out of state.

Reward Increased to $8,000 for Most Wanted Sex Offender

AUSTIN – The reward for Mark Timothy McBride, 60, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $8,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of February. McBride is wanted for failure to comply with sex offender registration requirements, parole violation and probation violation. All tips are guaranteed to be anonymous.


On Thursday, February 1, 2018, a jury in the 103rd Judicial District Court found Eloy Morin, 49 of Brownsville, Texas, guilty of two counts of Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child and one count of Indecency with a Child by Contact. On Friday, February 2, 2018 the jury sentenced Morin to 50 years in the Texas Department of Corrections, without the possibility of parole, in Counts I and II, and to 5 years in the Texas Department of Corrections in Count III. These sentences will run concurrently.

Daily Bible Verse

“And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by men. I tell you the truth, they have received their reward in full. But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father, who is unseen. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.”

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