Galco.jpg                 

  

50 club.jpg

 

Laredo felon guilty of firearms violation
Laredo
   
 
More Today's News:
ߦ   Police union asks Gov. Abbott to provide death benefits to families of officers who die of COVID-19
ߦ   San Antonio Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Distribution, Receipt and Possession of Child Pornography
ߦ   San Antonio Man Sentenced to Federal Prison on Child Pornography Charges
ߦ   Smuggling Chinese citizen lands Houstonian behind federal bars
ߦ   The United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Texas Redoubles Its Efforts to Combat Sexual Harassment in Housing During the COVID-19 Pandemic
ߦ   Two Men Indicted For The Murder Of A Federal Informant
ߦ   Former Macomb Township Trustee Pleads Guilty To Extortion And Theft Conspiracies
ߦ   Gang Member Sentenced to Federal Prison for Possessing a Firearm During Struggle with Detectives
ߦ   IT manager sentenced for hacking into and sabotaging his former employer’s computer network
ߦ   Lead Defendant in Elder Fraud Scheme Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison, Ordered to Pay $273,849.20 in Restitution
ߦ   Lead Defendant in Elder Fraud Scheme Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison, Ordered to Pay $273,849.20 in Restitution
ߦ   Man Sentenced to 188 months In Prison
ߦ   Travis County Jail Inmate Tests Positive for COVID-19
ߦ   Two years after Santa Fe shooting victims’ families are working to end this era of school shootings
ߦ   2-year-old girl killed in crash with suspected drunken driver who fled Garland officers

 
Search Archives:

LAREDO, Texas – A federal jury has convicted a 74-year-old local felon for unlawfully possessing a firearm, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan Patrick. They deliberated for one hour before returning the guilty verdict against Javier J. Trevino following a one-day trial. 

 

During the trial, the jury heard testimony about an Aug. 10, 2016, search warrant authorities executed on Trevino’s residence. Upon entering the home, law enforcement observed multiple firearms in the living room, dining room, kitchen and bedrooms. Authorities ultimately discovered more than 120 firearms and a significant amount of ammunition within Trevino’s residence.

 

Trevino had a felony conviction for making false statements in relation to the purchase of firearms from 1987 and was, therefore, prohibited from possessing a firearm or ammunition per federal law.

 

At trial, the defense attempted to convince the jury Trevino owns multiple homes and did not reside in the home where authorities seized the firearms. He argued that because he resided somewhere else, he was not in possession of those firearms. The jury did not believe those claims and found Trevino guilty as charged. 

 

U.S. District Judge Marina Garcia Marmolejo presided over the trial and set sentencing for Feb. 24, 2020. At that time, Trevino faces up to 10 years in federal prison and a possible $250,000 maximum fine.

 

He has been and will remain in custody pending that hearing.

 

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives conducted the investigation with the assistance of the Webb County Sheriff’s Office and Laredo Police Department. Assistant U.S. Attorneys Christopher dos Santos and Anthony Brown prosecuted the case.
Post a comment
Name/Nickname:
(required)
Email Address: (must be a valid address)
(will not be published or shared)
Comments: (plain text only)
Printer Friendly Format  Printer Friendly Format    Send to a Friend  Send to a Friend    RSS Feed  RSS Feed
© 1999-2020 The Police News. All rights reserved.