25, Jul 2014 - Hidalgo, TX Ex-sheriff to be sentenced for money laundering
A South Texas former sheriff who pleaded guilty to money laundering faces sentencing in McAllen. Former Hidalgo County Sheriff Lupe Trevino could be sentenced Thursday to up to 20 years in prison. He pleaded guilty April 14, about two weeks after resigning as sheriff. His former commander, Jose Padilla, faces up to 10 years in prison for accepting a bribe. He also faces sentencing in McAllen on ...
25, Jul 2014 - Hidalgo, TX Ex-Hidalgo sheriff to be sentenced for money laundering
A former South Texas sheriff is to be sentenced after pleading guilty to money laundering. Former Hidalgo County Sheriff Lupe Trevino (treh-VEEN'-yoh) could receive up to 20 years in prison Thursday for his April 14 plea about two weeks after resigning as sheriff. His former commander, Jose Padilla, could receive up to 10 years in prison when he's sentenced Thursday in McAllen for accepting a ...
25, Jul 2014 - Hidalgo, TX Ex-top staffer to South Texas sheriff gets prison
McALLEN, Texas (AP) — The former chief of staff to former Hidalgo County Sheriff Lupe Trevino (treh-VEEN'-yoh) has been sentenced to 11 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to failing to report a crime. Medina, as chief of staff and campaign treasurer, admitted helping Trevino conceal the donations by falsifying election records.