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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The owner of a Texas company that sells plans to make untraceable 3-D printed guns has resigned from the company after being arrested on charges of having sex with a 16-year-old girl. Paloma Heindorff, director of development for Austin-based Defense Distributed, said Cody Wilson resigned Friday evening to tend to "personal matters." Wilson was brought back to the U.S. this weekend, after being arrested in Taiwan. He's accused of paying a 16-year-old girl $500 to have sex with her in Austin.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A federal judge has sentenced a former leader of the notorious Bandidos biker gang to two consecutive life terms and another 20 years in prison for directing a violent racketeering and drug trafficking enterprise. John Portillo of San Antonio was sentenced Monday. The 59-year-old was the national vice president of the Bandidos Outlaw Motorcycle Organization. Jurors in May found Portillo and the group's president guilty of directing members to commit murder, extortion and drug trafficking.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - A private school in North Texas has suspended an administrator who posted a profane online message criticizing the attorney who represents porn actress Stormy Daniels. The Oakridge School in Arlington said in a statement Monday that it indefinitely suspended Butch Groves for conduct deemed "unacceptable." Groves in a tweet Sunday made derogatory comments about lawyer Michael Avenatti, saying at one point that he's a "lying piece of (expletive)."
HOUSTON (AP) - The owner of a Texas company that sells plans to make untraceable 3-D printed guns is free on bond after being accused by authorities of having sex with an underage girl. Jail records show 30-year-old Cody Wilson was freed Sunday evening from the Harris County Jail in Houston after posting a $150,000 bond. Wilson's attorney, Samy Khalil, said in a statement Sunday night that the focus is on preparing Wilson's defense.
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