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Hughes Springs counterfeiting suspect caught in Houston

Erik Alexander Godey Pineda. Photo Source: Hughes Springs Police Department Erik Alexander Godey Pineda. Photo Source: Hughes Springs Police Department

HUGHES SPRINGS, TX (KLTV) - An East Texas man who has been on the run from the law since last year has been apprehended in Houston.

Erik Alexander Godey Pineda, 25, was arrested by ICE in Houston on a Hughes Springs PD warrant for engaging in organized criminal activity.

This is in connection with counterfeit payroll checks on Farm Catch Catfish that were passed at the First National Bank of Hughes Springs and other towns in the area last year. Several thousand dollars were passed during the spree.

Arrangements have been made with ICE to transport Pineda to Cass County jail.


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