Federal prosecutors say a former sheriff’s deputy in West Texas has been sentenced to four years in prison for distributing cocaine.
Two administrators are no longer with the Houston Independent School District after facing felony drug charges in Alabama.
The last of a dozen Texas Mexican Mafia members convicted in a conspiracy and corruption ring has been sentenced to prison.
Hurd is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty in April to one count of trying to buy and distribute large amounts of cocaine and marijuana. The charge carries a minimum 10-year sentence, but prosecutors may push for a sentence up to life.
Eight men on a Norteno (nor-TAYN’-yoh) band’s tour bus have been arrested in South Texas after more than 630 pounds of cocaine turned up in the vehicle.
A Houston man has been sentenced to nearly 16 years in prison for cocaine trafficking involving a nearly $114,000 payment stuffed in a bag.
A South Texas woman was apprehended after authorities found approximately 12 pounds of cocaine inside the battery of her vehicle; the woman was on her way to Houston.
Two former Houston police officers have pleaded guilty to charges related to taking a bribe in an effort to protect a vehicle that was transporting cocaine.
Mexican drug cartels whose operatives once rarely ventured beyond the U.S. border are dispatching some of their most trusted agents to live and work deep inside the United States — an emboldened presence that experts believe is meant to tighten their grip on the world’s most lucrative narcotics market and maximize profits.
Cocaine isn’t cool even when stuffed in a radiator.