July 16, 1998 |
Three self-proclaimed members of the Republic of Texas separatist group schemed to kill President Clinton and other government officials using a cigarette lighter modified to shoot cactus needles coated with a deadly toxin, the FBI says. Oliver Dean Emigh, 63, Jack Abbott Grebe Jr., 43, and Johnnie Wise, 72, were arrested two weeks ago on charges of conspiracy to use weapons of mass destruction.
September 13, 1997 |
The former mistress of ex-Housing Secretary Henry G. Cisneros was indicted Friday on charges that she took part in a money-laundering scheme and misled a grand jury and federal agencies. Linda Jones, 48, was indicted on 26 counts of conspiracy, bank fraud, money laundering and obstruction of a special counsel's investigation Her sister, Patsy J. Wooten, 55, and brother-in-law, Allen R. Wooten, 58, were indicted on the same charges, except for eight obstruction counts that name only Jones.
November 11, 1994 |
Notre Dame football player Michael Miller was free on bond in Texas on Thursday after being indicted on a charge of organized criminal activity in what authorities say was a fraudulent check-writing scheme. Miller turned himself in Wednesday, a day after Notre Dame Coach Lou Holtz had announced without explanation that Miller had left the university. "He showed up with an attorney in one hand and bond in another," said Rodney Glendening, a sheriff's detective in Ft.
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August 26, 1992 |
A once-prominent Texas minister whose wife was choked and left for dead in 1987 was arrested Tuesday at the Los Angeles church where he serves as an executive after being indicted by a Dallas grand jury on charges of attempted murder. Walker Railey, 45, was arrested by Los Angeles police, accompanied by an officer from Dallas, in his offices at Immanuel Presbyterian Church in the Mid-Wilshire district, authorities said.
July 14, 1991 |
A Texas real estate developer has been indicted by a grand jury investigating influence peddling at the Department of Housing and Urban Development, court papers disclosed Friday. The indictment implicates two one-time aides to former Housing Secretary Samuel R. Pierce in a scheme to help the developer obtain federal grants under false pretenses. The developer, Leonard E. Briscoe, 49, of Ft.
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December 6, 1989 |
A Santa Ana resident was one of two men indicted by a federal grand jury in Texas this week for allegedly smuggling over a ton of cocaine. Arrested and indicted Monday by a federal grand jury in Del Rio were Alfonso Martin Portillo of Santa Ana and Antonio Obseguera Lucatero of Pomona. DEA spokesman Bill McDonald said the Del Rio Combined Task Force seized just slightly less than 2,004 pounds of cocaine early Sunday morning 17 miles west of Comstock.