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Major meth supplier sentenced

April 18, 2013

SAN ANGELO — A man described as “the Mexican Mafia methamphetamine supplier from Lubbock to San Angelo” was sentenced to federal prison Wednesday after entering a guilty plea last year.

Eric Cortez Flores, 32, a ranking member of the Mexican Mafia, was sentenced to 360 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Sam R. Cummings. Flores had pleaded guilty in November 2012 to one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine.

Award-winning BSHS bands in concert Sunday

April 18, 2013

Strike up the (award-winning) band.

The Big Spring High School band, fresh off another sweepstakes award winning performance, will hold a free public concert at 2 p.m. Sunday in the high school auditorium.

The program will feature both the BSHS Honor Band and Symphonic Band, which recently competed in the University Interscholastic League Band Contest in Odessa.

Police/Sheriff/EMS 4-18

April 18, 2013

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. 04/17/2013 and 7 a.m. today:
• JACKIE TRUETT HOLMES III, 51, transient of Big Spring, was arrsted Wednesday on charges of public intoxication.
• JERRY ALLEN CHANCY, 42, of 107 W. 21st St. Big Spring, was arrested Wednesday on a warrant other agency.
• RONALD STANLEY HASELBY, 62, of 1302 Tucson, Big Spring was arrested Thursday on a charge of public intoxication.
• RICARDO RAMIREZ, 24, of 4004 Connolly, Big Spring was arrested Thursday on charges of burglary of a habitation and intend other felony, kidnapping.

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