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Houston Drug Attorney: Juan Jose Arellano-Velazquez accused of using Houston as hub to distribute drugs to 5 major US cities

Posted on October 6, 2016 by Jesse Quackenbush

An accused drug trafficker was arrested in Houston on Aug. 24 while in possession of approximately 6 kilograms of powder cocaine. A Drug Enforcement Agency investigation revealed that Juan Jose Arellano-Velazquez was trafficking multikilogram amounts of heroin, cocaine and crystal methamphetamine to at least five major cities in the United States while using Houston as … Continue reading Houston Drug Attorney: Juan Jose Arellano-Velazquez accused of using Houston as hub to distribute drugs to 5 major US cities

Houston Murder Defense Attorney: Houston’s spiraling murders spurs surge of officers, confounds experts

Posted on October 4, 2016 by Jesse Quackenbush

The growing spiral of Houston murders, up 15 percent so far this year after a staggering 25 percent hike in 2015, has forced Houston police to spend $2 million in overtime to deploy scores of extra officers at hot spots across the city. With a focus on gangs, narcotics and domestic violence, senior police officials … Continue reading Houston Murder Defense Attorney: Houston’s spiraling murders spurs surge of officers, confounds experts

Houston News: No more excuses, bloodshed.’ Gang Truce Summit held in SW Houston

Posted on October 4, 2016 by Jesse Quackenbush

Hundreds of people gathered in southwest Houston to call for an end to bloodshed caused by gang violence on Saturday. The Anti-Violence Gang Truce Summit was held at the Fountain of Life Center. It was organized by multi-faith leaders in the African American community. “Today, let’s create a new atmosphere where children don’t have to … Continue reading Houston News: No more excuses, bloodshed.’ Gang Truce Summit held in SW Houston

Houston Criminal Defense Attorney: Houston Tango Blast prison gang member Ebeneser Benny Morones sentenced to life after violent local pursuit

Posted on October 4, 2016 by Jesse Quackenbush

A Houston man is returning to prison for life after shooting at Montgomery County officers during a violent high speed chase last year. Judge Patty Maginnis in the 435th District Court sentenced Ebeneser Benny Morones on Friday to Life in prison after Montgomery County citizens found him guilty the week before of Aggravated Assault Public … Continue reading Houston Criminal Defense Attorney: Houston Tango Blast prison gang member Ebeneser Benny Morones sentenced to life after violent local pursuit

Houston Drug Attorney: DEA releases which cartels rule Texas towns

Posted on October 4, 2016 by Jesse Quackenbush

Declassified information released by the DEA shows counter-narcotics data gathered over the course of a year. The May 2015 data was released last month in a report showing the wide-ranging influence of the Sinaloa Cartel. The study lists the cartels the DEA is paying close attention to: the Sinaloa Cartel, the Jalisco New Generation Cartel, … Continue reading Houston Drug Attorney: DEA releases which cartels rule Texas towns

Houston Drug Lawyer: Feds Capture Los Zetas Cartel Boss Jose Francisco “Comandante Kiko” Treviño in Houston

Posted on October 3, 2016 by Jesse Quackenbush

Video provided by Telemundo Houston. Authorities have arrested one the top leaders of the Los Zetas who had been hiding out in Houston. The capture comes as the cartel continues to undergo a fierce internal civil war that has spread violence throughout the Mexican border state of Tamaulipas. Breitbart Texas has spoken with various law … Continue reading Houston Drug Lawyer: Feds Capture Los Zetas Cartel Boss Jose Francisco “Comandante Kiko” Treviño in Houston

Houston Murder Defense Attorney: L.A. teen shot dead by cops running away, witnesses say

Posted on October 2, 2016 by Jesse Quackenbush

Police shot and killed a young man in south Los Angeles at the end of a car chase on Saturday, sparking a protest after witnesses said the 18-year-old was shot in the back five times while running away with his hands up. The chase began when officers tried to pull over a car with paper … Continue reading Houston Murder Defense Attorney: L.A. teen shot dead by cops running away, witnesses say

Houston Drug Lawyer: To Help Rehabilitate Juveniles, Texas Keeping Them Closer to Home

Posted on October 2, 2016 by Jesse Quackenbush

More than a year after state lawmakers told it to stop incarcerating so many teenagers, the Texas Juvenile Justice Department has diverted 52 juvenile offenders to local programs for help and rehabilitation instead of shipping them to state lockups. Keeping the youths closer to home — and near relatives who might be able to help … Continue reading Houston Drug Lawyer: To Help Rehabilitate Juveniles, Texas Keeping Them Closer to Home

Houston Murder Defense Attorney: 18-year-old man, Carnell Snell, Jr., shot and killed by Los Angeles police

Posted on October 2, 2016 by Jesse Quackenbush

KFDA – NewsChannel 10 / Amarillo News, Weather, Sports LOS ANGELES (AP) – Officers shot and killed an 18-year-old man in south Los Angeles at the end of a car chase, sparking a protest by several dozen people angered by another fatal police shooting of a black man. The pursuit began around 1 p.m. Saturday … Continue reading Houston Murder Defense Attorney: 18-year-old man, Carnell Snell, Jr., shot and killed by Los Angeles police

Houston Murder Defense Attorney: Richard Olango Abuka, father of Alfred Olango who was slain by police, says his son’s killing is a ‘turning point’ to change police

Posted on October 2, 2016 by Jesse Quackenbush

The father of an unarmed black man who was fatally shot by police in a San Diego suburb on Saturday told hundreds of demonstrators who peacefully marched through downtown streets that his son’s death was a turning point in a struggle to change police practices. Richard Olango Abuka called the El Cajon officer who fired … Continue reading Houston Murder Defense Attorney: Richard Olango Abuka, father of Alfred Olango who was slain by police, says his son’s killing is a ‘turning point’ to change police


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