Federal prosecutors in Houston on Thursday announced Jeffrey Juarez of Sugar Land pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine and Ecstasy.
The 35-year-old Juarez faces up to 10 years in prison when he's sentenced Dec. 18. The former leader of the Tri-City Bombers could also be fined as much as $4 million. He remains in custody.
Juarez was among 13 suspected gang members indicted in February 2011 over operations in the McAllen area since 2008. Eleven co-defendants have pleaded guilty and await sentencing.