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Suspended sheriff says he will not resignHockley County Sheriff responds after being removed from office Suspended sheriff denies wrongdoing
• Hockley County sheriff removed from post
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COPS KILL FEDERAL AGENTS MEXICO SEE STORY BLEOW
“Bad Cop, Bad Cop, What You Gonna Do When They Come For YOU?” Police Misconduct Writer For A Day « Injustice Everywhere Bohannon’s lawyers have until Friday to prepare responseAnother major drug bust in Levelland, 12 arrested A six month investigation led to a second major narcotics round-up in Levelland Wednesday morning. The bust involved the Levelland Police, Hockley County District Attorney’s Office, and the Texas DPS. More>> Judge rules in favor of Bohannon during detention hearingMore Hockley Co. suspects appear before magistrate Phone recordings reveal new details in Hockley Co. drug investigation Lubbock Drug Busts & The case of Timothy Cole Bohannon detention hearing reveals more details in drug ring Ex-deputy pleads not guilty in drug case LubbockOnline.com Midland Man Arrested in Major Drug Distribution Bust – KWES … Midland Man Charged in Lubbock Shooting Deputy Faces Federal myFOXlubbocall 4 news articles »Amarillo.com | Local News: 28 arrested in drug bust 07/11/09On the subject of the Levelland drug bust, charges against one defendant have been dropped. Court records offer no explanation as to why, …Two Hockley County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested in large, federal … Levelland residents react to drug bustDeputies among drug suspects LubbockOnline.com Two Deputies Busted By KJTV San Jose Mercury News – KCBD-TV – KCBD-TV – KCBD-TV See editorial on this and more : THE BEAT GOES ON MOST DANGEROUS! CORRUPT PROSECUTORS all 60 news articles »
We are not free…We live in a crminal police state. I have brought all of this to the attention of our current District Attorney and the FBI. They will do nothing about any of this for they are as corrupt as the rest, Bastards .Police Misconduct Writer For A Day « Injustice Everywhere Gandalf
Wife of Gang Leader Pleads Guilty to Narcotics Charges PR Newswire (press release)
Officers had a watchful eye on 3703 40th Street for the entire day, and around 4 p.m. officers seized the pot. Officers say this was not a “nickel and dime” operation but that the amount of pot seized would classify the operation as a “supply” operation. They seized a significant amount of money and upon entering the house found rolls of $20 bills. They also confiscated a money counter and a heat sealer.
Four adults were taken into custody and there were three children in the house. NewsChannel 11 was told Child Protective Services was called to the home and arrangements have been made for the children.
No names have not been released to NewsChannel 11 yet. Officers say the four adults will face 2nd degree felony charges possession of 2 to 500 pounds in a drug free zone.
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Former police officer sues city
A former police officer is suing the city of Lubbock after she says she was fired for reporting that her estranged husband, a high-ranking police officer, was stalking her.
Exonerated man who had shootout with officer wants answers David Lozano has pending civil case against city, officer.
By Steven Kreytak
Friday, April 03, 2009
David Lozano is out of legal trouble over his shootout with an Austin police officer in 2007, but the Army veteran, who before the shooting ran his own handyman business, has some questions for Austin police. http://www.statesman.com/news/content/news/stories/local/04/03/0403lozano.html
shortly after 10:00 p.m. last Friday night. He bonded out of the Lubbock County Jail, but remains on paid, administrative leave from the department. Reports indicate Furlow was driving his own pick-up when he hit a guardrail in the 6500 Block of the westbound I-27 access road.Furlow is a 20-year Lubbock Police veteran, who joined the department in February 1989.
Officer in DWI case disciplined in 1996
Michael Furlow, 44, was suspended for three days in 1996 after officers were called to his house for a domestic assault involving his wife, according to documents in his personnel file released Friday as a result of an Avalanche-Journal open records request.
DPS License Supervisor Arrested In Document Scheme
A supervisor in Texas‘ drivers license division accused of conspiring to provide identification documents to illegal immigrants was arrested Friday, federal prosecutors said.
Texas Department of Public Safety Lt. Alvaro Ivan Adame, 40, of Wichita Falls, was indicted on a charge of conspiracy to transfer unlawfully issued identification documents, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said.
Adame, who has worked for DPS since 1988, has been suspended with pay pending the outcome of the investigation. He was stationed in Wichita Falls and had worked at a Dallas drivers license office for several years, agency spokesman Tom Vinger said.
It was not immediately known if Adame had an attorney who could comment on his case. He was scheduled to appear before a federal magistrate Friday afternoon.
An indictment unsealed Friday alleges that Adame conspired with others to exchange illegally obtained New Mexico identification cards and drivers licenses for Texas ones.
Texas DPS Trooper Arrested with Suitcases of Cocaine
BROWNSVILLE, Texas – A state trooper has been charged with possession with intent to distribute cocaine after police said they saw him accept two suitcases full of the drug in a parking lot.
Far right groups ‘growing’ in US
Analyzing the analysis: DHS’s right wing extremists report
renewamerica.us – Washington,DC,USA
By JR Dieckmann The recent DHS report entitled: “Rightwing Extremism: Current Economic and Political Climate Fueling Resurgence in Radicalization and …
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MEXICO arrests ‘drug gang boss’
Mexican police have arrested one of the country’s most sought-after suspected drugs bosses. Gregorio Sauceda Gamboa …Zetas drugs gang…Mexican Gulf Cartel…made up of former army officers…founder of the gang…former policeman…flown to Mexico City after his arrest.
Mexico says US fuels gun crime
Mexico arrests ‘drug cartel boss’
Mexican police have arrested one of the country’s most-wanted alleged drug traffickers, authorities have said. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/7979765.stm
Mexico arrests ‘top trafficker’
Mexican soldiers have arrested a man the authorities say is a key figure in one of the country’s main drug gangs.
US to boost Mexico border defence
The US government is to increase security http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/7961670.stm
Mexico offers $2m for drug lords
A reward of $2m (£1.37m) each will be paid to informers who help arrest Mexico’s 24 most-wanted drug gang chiefs, the attorney general has said. Some 8,000 people have died in the past two years, as drug gangs fight for territory amid government crackdowns. US and Mexican agencies are increasing their co-operation as the gang violence spills over the border, where kidnaps and killings are on the rise.
Monterrey attack suspect arrested
Mexico’s president has announced the arrest of an alleged senior drug cartel member accused of a grenade attack on the US consulate in Monterrey. Sigifrido Najera, the latest high-profile arrest in the space of a few days, is also accused of torturing and killing Mexican soldiers.
By Josh Meyer | Washington Bureau
March 18, 2009
WASHINGTON — Efforts by Mexico and the United States to stem the skyrocketing cross-border drug and weapons trade are failing, and both countries are to blame for the rise of violent cartels responsible for more than 6,000 deaths south of the border last year, lawmakers and experts said at a Senate hearing Tuesday.
- US poised to join Mexico drug war
The US is drawing up comprehensive plans to help Mexico in its fight against drug-trafficking, a senior military official has told Congress.
Gen Gene Renuart, head of the US Northern Command, told a Senate hearing that troops or anti-narcotics agents would be sent to the Mexican border. The plan could be finalised as early as this week, he added. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/7949665.stm
footnote* “Between 1898 and 1934, the Marines invaded Cuba 4 times, Nicaragua 5 times, Honduras 7 times, the Dominican Republic 4 times, Haiti twice, Guatemala once, Panama twice, Mexico 3 times and Columbia 4 times,” Washington has intervened militarily in foreign countries more than 200 times.”
Mexican police have found at least seven bodies . http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/7944427.stm
Updated: March 19, 2009 04:41 PM CDT
Five Clay County officials, including the circuit court judge, the county clerk, and election officers were arrested Thursday after they were indicted on federal charges accusing them of using corrupt tactics to obtain political power and personal gain. http://www.lex18.com/Global/story.asp?S=10037216&nav=menu203_2
Obama to back Mexico’s drugs war