TYLER – A federal grand jury in Tyler returned several indictments Wednesday. Cloyd Ray Knight, III, 57, of Arlington, was charged with making and passing counterfeit $100 bills. If convicted, he faces up to 20 years in federal prison. According to the indictment, in December 2012, Knight is alleged to have forged $100 bills which he reportedly used at various retail stores across East Texas. In separate cases, Pastor Sanchez-Ortuno, 38, and Pedro Gallegos-Perez, 31, a Mexican national, were indicted for being present in the United States after having been previously deported. If convicted, each faces up to 10 years in federal prison followed by deportation.
Federal Grand Jury Returns Indictments in Tyler