According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Texas DPS investigators learned that Valdez was associating with a person who was suspected of trafficking controlled substances in Yoakum County.
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The sentence comes following James Arthur Abney's June 2013 guilty plea to one count of possession of child pornography.
Those arrested are allegedly part of the Gulf Cartel, a Mexican drug trafficking organization. The investigation took two years.
Around 10:15 p.m. on April 17th, agents contacted the aircraft to conduct a ramp check as they were about to refuel at Lubbock Aero.
Jarrod Charles Gauna pleaded guilty Friday morning to one count of using, carrying, and discharging a firearm during a drug trafficking crime, stemming from his shooting and injuring a person during a drug transaction.
Bruce has been ordered to report to a federal prison in Seagoville, Texas by October 25th. He will also pay more than $737,000 in restitution.
Lockett is a self-employed anesthesiologist who resides in Amarillo, and has formerly practiced in Mineral Wells and McAllen.
Jacob Ray Albarado and a minor female reportedly agreed to produce a video depicting them engaging in sexually explicit conduct, and made the video using her cell phone.
According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, the 22-year-old Alvarado met a minor female who lived in Coleman County by contacting her through Facebook chat.
Felix Lopez Vasquez of Perris, California, was arrested by a DPS trooper on Interstate 40 in Carson County, Texas, just east of Amarillo, on May 13th, 2013.