DALLAS — Luis Baeza Caro, 33, of
Mesquite, Texas, was sentenced Monday by U.S. District Judge David C. Godbey to
96 months in federal prison for being a convicted felon in possession of a
firearm, announced U.S. Attorney Erin Nealy Cox of the Northern District of Texas.
Caro pleaded guilty in November 2017 to one
count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. He has been in
custody since his arrest in May 2017.
According to information provided at the sentencing hearing, on November 3,
2016, law enforcement were summoned to Caro’s residence after they received
complaints of gunshots being fired in the backyard. Caro, a
multi-convicted felon and gang member, was arrested and the police recovered
three firearms and marijuana from his residence.
case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and
Explosives and Mesquite Police Department.
Assistant U.S. Attorneys Gary Tromblay and Mark Penley prosecuted.