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Tag Results for "Latino Crimes"

Mexico Rejects “Survivor” Producer’s Appeal

A court in the Mexican resort city of Cancun has rejected an appeal filed by former "Survivor" producer Bruce Beresford and ordered the American citizen to remain in prison until his trial for the 2010 murder of wife Monica Burgos is completed, officials said. continue reading »

Operation Universal Money Fast: More in Florida Wanted For Health Care Fraud

In January 2010, Michel De Jesus Huarte, Alyd Dazza, Ricco Dazza, Monika Blacio, Dayron Porrata, and Wally Proenza, all residents of Miami-Dade County, were sentenced by the Honorable Patricia Seit continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Washington Mother Burned Son’s Hands on Stove for Touching iPad

A Washington mother is facing charges of burning her young son’s hands on an electric stove and pouring salt in the wounds because he was misbehaving. On September 25, a student at a Lynwood-area schoo continue reading »

Former Top Cuban Officials Sentenced to Jail for Corruption

Three former deputy industry ministers were among 13 people sentenced to prison for "offenses associated with corruption," Cuban Communist Party daily Granma said Tuesday. continue reading »

Puerto Rican Police Seize a Ton of Cocaine

The Puerto Rico Police Department and U.S. federal authorities seized more than a ton of cocaine found on a launch 30 kilometers (18 miles) off the coast of the southern city of Guayama. continue reading »

Mexican Arrested for Smuggling Immigrants Via Chartered Planes

A Mexican citizen was accused of being part of a sophisticated operation that hid undocumented immigrants and sent them into the country's interior on board chartered airplanes. continue reading »

Guatemalan Officer Embezzles $30 M in Public Funds

A finance chief of the Guatemalan army's now-defunct presidential guard unit during the 2000-2004 administration of Alfonso Portillo was arrested here Monday on charges he embezzled more than $30 million in public funds. continue reading »

5 Bodies Found in Flaming SUV Believed to be a Result of Drug Cartel Violence in Mexico

Investigators are attempting to piece together the events that led to five bodies being charred in a SUV in Arizona’s southern desert. According to reports, Border Patrol atte continue reading »

Three Arrested With 1.6 tons of Marijuana in Argentina

Two Paraguayans and an Argentine were arrested Thursday outside Buenos Aires when they were caught unloading 1.6 tons of marijuana from a boat, police said. continue reading »

Mexican Bus Passengers Kill One Would Be Robber and Injure Another

A group of bus passengers overpowered two would-be robbers, beating one to death and leaving the other badly injured, Mexican police said Thursday. The incident took place before dawn on the highway linking the northern cities of Monterrey and Durango. continue reading »

Mexican National Charged with Robbing Four Banks in Sante Fe, New Mexico

Friday morning, Jaime Jesus Sanchez-Ramos, 22, a Mexican national, was arraigned on a federal indictment charging him with four counts of bank robbery in New Mexico. Sanchez-Ramos entered a not guilty plea to the indictment. Sanchez-Ramos has been in federal custody since his arrest on April 10, 2012 and remains detained pending trial. continue reading »

La Familia Narco Traffickers Plead Guilty to Operating in U.S.

United States Attorney Robert E. O’Neill; Steven E. Ibison, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation Tampa Field Office; and Manatee County Sheriff Brad Steube announce today that two brothers, Victor Peralta-Saucedo (25) and Guillermo Peralta-Saucedo (32) pled guilty to drug and money laundering charges. Both brothers are Mexican nationals residing in the United States illegally. Prior to their arrest, they lived in Bradenton. continue reading »

3 Mexican Brothers Sentenced for Running Prostitution Ring in U.S.

Three Mexican brothers were sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to conspiring to operate an interstate prostitution ring that relied on women who were smuggled in from Mexico and Central America and coerced into working for the trio. continue reading »

$40 Million in Meth Chemicals Confiscated by US Customs and Border Protection

U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) aggressive enforcement posture against Mexican drug trafficking organizations continue bringing record-breaking drugs seizures beyond the land border, at U.S. airports and seaports. continue reading »

2 Texas Teens Injured When Gunman Opens Fire at Bus Stop

A bus stop in the “Little Mexico” area south of the Alamo was the sight of a drive-by shooting that injured students. Police say a Ford Explorer driven by a 14-year-old pulled up to a bus stop on the 300 block of San Angelo street continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Burglar Slams Truck into Albuquerque Liquor Store

After a man robbed a New Mexico liquor store by ramming a truck through the front door, police were on the look out for the suspect. On Sunday, police in Albuquerque arrested Sam Muller for crashing into and robbing a local liquor store. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Manuel Carranza Only Has a 6th Grade Education, Practices Dentistry

A Honduran-born man living in New York has been accused of not only practicing dentistry without a license, but without any formal medical or dental training whatsoever. Manuel Carranza, 46, who has been living on Long Island, was r continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Barking Dogs Lead Police to Escaped Inmate, Marco Cabrera

For nearly 24 hours, California police were scouring the Folsom area looking for escaped prison inmate Marco Cabrera. Officials say the 32-year-old was discovered missing Sunday night d continue reading »

Gunman Robs Doctors Mid-Surgery at Venezuelan Hospital Making Off With $, Watches and Phones

An individual robbed a surgeon and his staff at gunpoint during a procedure being performed in the operating theater of a hospital in the central Venezuelan city of Maracay, making off with watches, cell phones and money, officials at the institution said. continue reading »

Latino Blotter:  Mom Pleads Guilty to Smothering Child & Burying in Playground

The horrific suffocation murder of a homeless 3-year old boy by his mother has concluded with her guilty plea today in New Mexico. continue reading »