July 1, 2013 - A former employee at Houston's
Bush Intercontinental Airport, Rolin Eli Escober
was sentenced last week to nine years in prison
after pleading guilty to possessing heroin with
intent to distribute.
Escober, 50, of Humble, Texas, was sentenced by
U.S. District Judge Vanessa D. Gilmore to 108
months in federal prison. Escober pleaded guilty
to the charges Feb. 4.
Escober was charged, along with Elidia Molina,
34, of Houston, with using their status as
airport employees to circumvent airport security
measures and to smuggle more than 1.2 kilograms
(2.6 pounds) of heroin and 13 kilograms (28.7
pounds) of sham heroin on Oct. 19, 2012.