Salvador Armendariz, 63, of El Paso

Salvador Armendariz, 63, of El Paso, was convicted of two second-degree motor fuel tax fraud felonies and sentenced to 4 years imprisonment on each case, to run concurrently. The sentences will be served in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Armendariz pled guilty to Engaging in a Motor Fuel Tax Fraud Scheme, and to Illegal Sale, Distribution, or Storage of Motor Fuel. Armendariz was one of seven individuals arrested as part of “Operation Filler Up,” an investigation into thefts of untaxed, unleaded fuel from an El Paso fuel terminal. His cases were prosecuted as cause numbers D1DC11-900045 and -329 in Travis County.

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