Charged within the felony thefts are, Jose Martinez, Armando Martinez, Isaac Castillo, Terance Elder, 20, and Armando Martinez Sr. all from Houston, TX. Martinez Sr. has since posted a $50,000 bond and is out of jail awaiting a courtroom listening to. One other man, Jose Sanchez was arrested however has since been launched with no bail or costs laid.
“Martinez is a mid-level or mid-tier purchaser that was a part of a complicated organized prison entity engaged in slicing, buying, and promoting the stolen [catalytic] converters,” KHOU 11 reported. “They have been promoting on social media. They might submit tariffs with completely different fashions the gang was interested by buying.”