Villalobos gets 13 years

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ
Staff Writer
reporter@sbnewspaper.com

Armando R. Villalobos

Armando R. Villalobos

Former Cameron County District Attorney and 2012 Congressional candidate Armando R. Villalobos was sentenced to 13 years in federal prison on Tuesday, Feb. 11.

U.S. District Judge Andrew S. Hanen sentenced the former district attorney to 156 months in federal prison and three months of probation. He was also ordered to pay $339,000 in restitution.

On May 24, 2013, Villalobos was convicted of racketeering, conspiracy to commit racketeering, and five counts of extortion.

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2 comments

    • Lisa C. Fraser on January 20, 2022 at 8:21 pm
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    Villalobos dropped the murder charge when my brother was killed in Cameron County under criminal circumstances. He will get another due when he dies. I’m glad Anderson Cooper and Gary Tuchman exposed him and Limas. He was paid off to drop the murder charge, but I can’t prove it. Cameron County politicians, at least in my opinion, are still the epitome of corruption. I hope Villalobos likes it in prison. I hope he goes out of there feet first and in a box.

    • Frank on February 17, 2014 at 4:08 pm
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    Hang yourself fool

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