Stolen mail discovered after man arrested in case involving stolen truck in northwest Harris County
HOUSTON – A suspect was arrested early Wednesday morning after a victim who had his truck stolen tracked the vehicle down and called police. Michael Bolduc was also recording when Harris County Precinct 4 Constable’s deputies showed up to the hotel parking lot where he found it. Investigators said after making the arrest, they also discovered several pieces of stolen mail. So, it’s a lot more serious than people think it is,” said Assistant Chief Deputy Toby Hecker with the Harris County Precinct 4 Constable’s Office. Bolduc’s truck was stolen from the Champions Arbor subdivision in northwest Harris County.
‘Satanist’ ex-soldier sentenced to 2 1/2 years in bomb plot
TOPEKA, Kan. – An ex-soldier described by prosecutors as a Satanist and linked to a neo-Nazi group was sentenced Wednesday to 2 1/2 years in federal prison for distributing information through social media about building a bomb and making napalm. A federal judge rejected a request from Jarrett William Smith's attorney for a lenient sentence of 15 months in prison followed by three years of supervised probation. U.S. District Judge Daniel Crabtree also ordered the three years of supervised probation for Smith after his release from prison. Prosecutors said that Smith planned to overthrow the government, with attacking a news organization as a first step. “What the defendant experienced is sad, and I have sympathy for him,” Mattivi told the judge.
Local pastor, wife accused of defrauding investors, swindling at least 1,000 people out of $500K
On July 22, A Harris County grand jury indicted former pastor Larry Donnell Leonard II and his wife Shuwana on felony charges of securities fraud and aggregate theft. The Leonards own and operate Teshuater, an alkaline bottled water company and Teshua Business Group. “Your 4,000 shares that you purchased today are worth $1,240,” Larry Leonard says on a video recorded in 2017 as his wife sits by his side calculating the math. When reached by phone, Larry Leonard told KPRC 2 on the advice of his attorney, he could not comment on the charges. The Harris County District Attorney’s Office says they are waiting for the couple to turn themselves in.