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Archive for June 6th, 2022

Man Accused of Shooting U.S. Marshal and K-9 Was Charged with Attempted Murder And Other Counts

Tarrion Johnson, 19. Via Chicago Police Department

By Steve Neavling

A Chicago man was charged Friday with attempted murder and other counts for allegedly shooting a U.S. marshal and his K-9 dog. 

Tarrion Johnson, 19, was denied bond on Saturday, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

Johnson is accused of firing shots at members of the U.S. Marshals Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force while they tried to arrest him on a warrant for attempted murder on Thursday afternoon.

The marshal had been shot in the hand and declined hospital service. 

The K-9 was taken to the MedVet Chicago clinic in unknown condition. 

The judge ordered Johnson to be held without bond, saying he posed a threat to the public. 

CBP Supervisor Charged with Stealing Money in Alleged Overtime Scheme

By Steve Neavling

A CBP supervisor accused of falsifying hours on his timesheet has been charged with stealing money from the U.S. government. 

Alfonso Gonzalez, 45, of Laredo, was arrested Friday after a federal grand jury returned a one-count indictment. 

Between September 2020 and September 2021, Gonzalez allegedly recorded night and weekend hours on his timesheet that he didn’t work. On several occasions, he was in Mexico when he indicated on his timesheet that he was working. 

In addition, he’s accused of fabricating excuses to justify his overtime hours. 

The U.S. Attorney’s Office alleges he stole nearly $6,500. 

If convicted, he faces up to 10 years behind bars and a $250,000 fine. 

The investigation was conducted by the Office of Professional Responsibility.