North Texas-Based IRS Officer Sentenced To Prison For 'Obstructing Federal Tax Laws'Former Revenue Officer Sonya Vivar, 55, pleaded guilty in November 2020 to one count of corrupt endeavor to obstruct or impede the due administration of internal revenue laws.
Texas Woman Who Stole, Sold Patients' Health Information To Fund Spending Spree Heads To PrisonLowry was one of three people alleged to have breached a health care provider’s electronic health record system in order to steal protected patient health information.
18-Year-Old Man Who Broke Into Plano Home And Raped Woman Sentenced To 55 Years In PrisonLaxavier Whittley then violently sexually assaulted the victim for over an hour. After that, he demanded money, jewelry, and firearms before he left.
Frisco Man Sentenced To 47 Years In Prison For Sexually Abusing A 6 And 15-Year-OldJose Antonio Hernandez, 40, had access to the children through a relationship with the family.
North Texan Convicted Of Sexually Abusing Child For 12 Years, Sentenced To 41 Years In Prison Without Parole“The secret finally came out and now this predator will face the consequences for the next 41 years,” said Collin County DA Greg Willis after sentencing.
Islam Said Sentenced To 10 Years For Hiding Father Yaser Said To Avoid Arrest In Daughters' MurdersThe Irving brother of two girls murdered by their father has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for helping his father evade capture for more than a decade.
East Texan Sentenced To 8+ Years In Prison For Downloading Child Pornography For 3 YearsA forensic examination of the computer equipment revealed "visual depictions of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct," the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Texas said.
Denton Man William Adam Jonathan Smith Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison For Trafficking 17-Year-Old GirlAccording to evidence presented during his trial, Smith, 31, met and befriended the 17-year-old victim in the summer of 2019.
4th South Texan Sentenced To Federal Prison For Role In Human Smuggling OperationThe four men, all from Roma, were arrested after one of the individuals who was being held in the shed in rural Starr County escaped and sought help.
Fort Worth Mother Shawna Bieber Sentenced To 12 Years In Prison For Trying To Suffocate Her BabyBieber was arrested in 2019 after cameras at Cook Children’s Medical Center captured her twice squeezing her 7-month-old daughter so tight that she was deprived of oxygen.
19-Year-Old Texan Joel Schrimsher Sentenced To 2 Years In Federal Prison For Bomb Threat To Federal ReserveJoel Hayden Schrimsher, 19, pleaded guilty on Aug. 24 to conveying false or misleading information through the internet concerning the potential destruction of a federal building.
Texas Man Who Plotted Mass Shooting Sentenced To 2 Years In Federal PrisonWilliam Patrick Williams, 20, was charged via criminal complaint in August 2019 with making a false statement during the purchase of a firearm.
North Texas Child Predator Sentenced To 60 Years In Prison Without ParoleJoel Thomas Dies, 36, sexually abused the victim over the course of four years starting when the child was 5 years old, the Collin County DA's Office said.
Texas Child Catches Predator Sexually Abusing Sibling, Now Jose Delarosa Will Spend 60 Years In PrisonOfficials say one child witnessed their sibling being sexually assaulted by a predator and that young person's bravery in reporting what they saw has resulted in a more than half-century prison sentence for a now convicted Texas man.
North Texas Parolee Who Threatened Officers With Knife Sentenced To 40 Years In PrisonMichael Villasana was on parole for a federal gun charge at the time of the incident and his criminal history included multiple burglary of a habitation convictions.