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Heroin and Methamphetamine Confiscated in Multimillion-Dollar Drug Bust

In late August of 2020, the Dallas Morning News reported a multimillion-dollar drug bust involving a sophisticated trafficking ring of more than 20 alleged co-conspirators. According to court documents, those involved in the operation channeled millions of dollars in drug money through a local clothing store. Court records indicate that the traffickers who brought the […]


Guilty Plea Could Result In Life Sentence for Convicted Felon

Rustin Chase McKinsey shot a man in the leg on September 4, 2020, in Beaumont. The Beaumont Police Department was called to the scene and discovered Cody Guedry sitting on his front porch with a gunshot wound and a towel wrapped around his leg. The victim’s roommate told the police he woke up to arguing […]


Texas Man Admits to Sexual Assault: “I Raped My Best Friend”

A Wichita Falls man has admitted to the police that he sexually assaulted a person he described as his “best friend,” and is currently in jail. Officers responded to a sexual assault report at 1:46 a.m. Sunday, December 20, 2020. They spoke with Jonathan Logue, the admitted assailant, who was visibly upset but willing to […]


COVID-19 and the Rise of Domestic Assault Cases

There is a serious side-effect of the COVID-19 pandemic that is hitting Texas families hard: domestic violence. Over eight months into this pandemic and the stress from staying at home, financial instability, and job and school-related pressures are starting to boil over. Many major news organizations around the state report that advocates and law enforcement officials are […]


Central Texas Drug Bust Leads to Five Arrests

 The pandemic has stifled many forms of Texas commerce, but the drug trade isn’t one of them. Multiple news outlets report that a collaborative effort by law enforcement has yielded a major drug bust, leading to the dismantling of a poly-drug distribution cell in Austin.   The bust, which included the Texas Department of Public Safety, the […]


Drug Trafficking Ring Uncovered in Central Texas

Central Texas law enforcement charged 13 people with selling counterfeit drugs laced with methamphetamine and fentanyl to college students. The alleged perpetrators are: Varun Prasad Ashley Larue Jacob Schelling Charles Zenker Brandon Carpenter Drew Zarate Benny Daneshjou Adrian Andreescu Christopher Edwards Nikit Shingari Samuel Parry Madison Scott Nolan Fogleman Many of those charged are former and […]


San Antonio Oilman Sentenced to Ten Years in Federal Prison on Fraud Charges

Brian Alfaro, owner of Primera Energy, LLC, was sentenced to 121 months in federal prison on November 10, 2020, on mail fraud charges. He was charged with scheming to defraud investors in his company. In addition to his prison sentence, U.S. District Judge Fred Biery ordered that Alfaro pay almost $10 million in fines and […]


Impact of Criminal Charges on Professional Licenses

By Bo Kalabus An arrest or conviction could negatively impact any career. Facing criminal charges while earning a living with a professional license in Texas can be especially dicey. Doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and teachers, for example, may come under scrutiny from their respective boards of licensing in Austin, Texas. Even if the criminal charge has […]


Dallas Rapper Arrested for Shooting Death of Friend

Dashawn Maurice Robertson, 20, a Dallas rapper known as Lil Loaded, turned himself in to the Dallas County Sheriff’s Department on November 9, 2020, in connection with the murder case of 18-year-old Khalil Walker. On October 25, 2020, law enforcement was notified of a shooting in the Dallas neighborhood, The Wood, at about 2:40 p.m. […]


Man Mistaken for Mass Shooter Sues Texas Authorities for $3 Million

Brandon Gonzales, 24, was falsely accused of being the gunman responsible for a mass shooting that took place at a party near Greenville in 2019, and one year later, he is suing law enforcement for arresting him. The lawsuit, filed on October 27, 2020, in federal district court, names multiple defendants, including the Hunt County […]