The News

Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua Mason serves aboard the USS Fitzgerald.

A 2013 Lumberton High School graduate and Lumberton native is serving aboard the U.S. Navy destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62), living and working at the Navy’s forward-deployed base south of Tokyo.

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Two Bridge City, Texas brothers have pleaded guilty to federal wildlife violations, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales Feb. 18.

Cory James Moseley, 23, and Cade Ryan Moseley, 18, pleaded guilty to taking a marine mammal in United States waters on Feb. 17, before U.S. Magistrate Judge Keith F. Giblin.

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Stephen Shane Hall

A 40-year-old Nederland, Texas man has been sentenced to life in federal prison for drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John Malcolm Bales Feb. 17.

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A 38-year-old Vinton, Louisiana man has been sentenced to federal prison for drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John Malcolm Bales Feb. 17.

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John "Johnny" Sassine

News release from the U.S. Attorney's Office:

A 53-year-old Port Arthur man has been sentenced to federal prison for child pornography violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John Malcolm Bales Feb. 17.

John “Johnny” Anthony Sassine pleaded guilty on Nov. 4, 2014 to attempting to transfer obscene material to a minor and was sentenced to 78 months in federal prison Feb. 17 by U.S. District Judge Ron Clark.

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