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Organized crime

(Credit: Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney's Office)

Gang Leader Sentenced To 75 Years In Armed Robbery

A man described by authorities as a criminal street gang leader has been sentenced to 75 years in prison for his role in a 2012 armed robbery outside a Fort Worth apartment complex.

05/08/2014

Marshall Pittsinger (credit: Tarrant County Jail)

Police Arrest Man For Stealing Gas

Police in Fort Worth arrested Marshall Pittsinger, 31, for engaging in organized crime after he tried to steal gas.

04/17/2014

(credit: Rowlett Police Department)

3 Suspected Felony Lane Gang Members Arrested In Rowlett

Earlier this week police in Rowlett arrested three suspected members of the organized thief group called the Felony Lane Gang.

CBSDFW.COM–12/12/2013

Gang member Jacob Cordero was sentenced to 99 years in prison for opening fire on a rival gang’s house party in 2011. One person was killed and seven others wounded. (credit: Tarrant Co. District Attorney's Office)

99 Years For Fort Worth Gangster Who Shot Up House Party

It only took a jury about four hours to agree that a North Texas gang member used an assault rifle to open fire on a rival gang’s house party. The 2011 incident left a young mother dead and seven others wounded.

CBSDFW.COM–09/16/2013

(credit: Tarrant Co. District Attorney's Office)

10 Years In Prison For Leader Of Cell Phone Theft Ring

The former AT&T employee found guilty of acquiring hundreds of stolen cell phones, to sell on Craigslist and Ebay, is heading to prison.

CBSDFW.COM–08/15/2013

Jury Box

North Texas State Judge Convicted Of Bribery

A North Texas jury has found a state district judge guilty of accepting a bribe that boosted her 2008 election bid in exchange for future favorable rulings in her court.

11/22/2011

Jaime Cortes, former Precinct 5 Dallas County Constable.

Cortes, Evans Indicted In Constable Case

Indictments have been handed down to four people connected to the Dallas County Constable’s office.

CBSDFW.COM–12/01/2010