Federal Correctional Institution, Beaumont Medium

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Federal Correctional Institution, Beaumont Medium
FCI Beaumont Medium.jpg
Location Jefferson County,
near Beaumont, Texas
Status Operational
Security class Medium-security
Opened 1999
Managed by Federal Bureau of Prisons

The Federal Correctional Institution (FCI), Beaumont Medium is a medium-security United States federal prison for male inmates in Texas. It is part of the Beaumont Federal Correctional Complex (FCC Beaumont), which is operated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, a division of the United States Department of Justice.

FCC Beaumont is located approximately 35 miles from the Gulf of Mexico; 100 miles east of Houston; and 268 miles west of New Orleans, Louisiana.[1]

Facility and programs[edit]

FCI Beaumont Medium has 12 general population housing units. Educational opportunities include GED and ESL programs, as well as adult continuing education and correspondence classes. Inmates work at an on-site UNICOR textile factory.[2]

Notable inmates (current and former)[edit]

Inmate Name Register Number Status Details
Leslie Rogge 13915-004 Serving a 65-year sentence; scheduled for release in 2047. Serial bank robber; robbed 30 banks of $2 million between 1990 and 1995; Rogge was one of the FBI Ten Most Wanted Fugitives until his capture in 1996.[3]
Aurelio Cano Flores 99506-555 Serving a 35-year sentence; scheduled for release in 2039. Former Mexican police officer and high-ranking member of the Gulf Cartel; convicted in 2013 of conspiring to import multi-ton quantities of cocaine and marijuana into the US; also ordered to forfeit $15 billion in drug proceeds.[4][5]
Michael Mara 05238-018 Serving a 25-year sentence; scheduled for release in 2032. Serial bank robber known as the "Granddad Bandit;" robbed 26 banks in 14 states of over $80,000 between 2008 and 2010.[6][7]
Christopher Dorsey 31969-034 Serving a 14-year sentence; scheduled for release in 2023. American rap artist known as B.G.; pleaded guilty in 2011 to being a felon in possession of a firearm and obstruction of justice for hiding handguns in a car and asking a passenger to tell police they were his.[8][9]
Rafael Munoz-Gonzalez 04522-097 Serving a life sentence. Leader of the Puente 13 Sureños street gang; convicted of racketeering in 2012 for ordering the murders of rival gang members and the stabbing of a federal witness, as well as directing a large methamphetamine ring.[10][11]
James Johnathan Cole 38783-177 Serving a life sentence. Hitman for Texas Latin Kings leader Jose Robledo Nava; convicted in 2010 of murder in connection with two drug-related homicides and conspiracy to distribute cocaine. Nava is also serving a life sentence.[12]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "FCI Beaumont Medium". Federal Bureau of Prisons. 
  2. ^ Bosworth, Mary (2002). The U.S. Federal Prison System. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. p. 175. ISBN 0761923047. 
  3. ^ Faulhaber, Patricia (April 23, 2012). "Wanted: The True Story of Leslie Ibsen Rogge". Technorati. Retrieved July 23, 2012. 
  4. ^ United Press International (May 13, 2013). "Gulf Cartel figure gets 35 years in federal prison". United Press International, Inc. Retrieved 15 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "High Ranking Gulf Cartel Member Sentenced in Washington, D.C., to 35 Years in Prison for Drug Trafficking". US Department of Justice. May 13, 2013. Retrieved 15 January 2014. 
  6. ^ Mungin, Lateef. "'Granddad Bandit' pleads guilty to string of bank heists". CNN. Retrieved 5 March 2013. 
  7. ^ "‘Grandad Bandit’ Sentenced to 25 Years for Robbing 26 Banks in 14 States". Federal Bureau of Investigation. Retrieved 5 March 2013. 
  8. ^ McCarthy, Brendan (December 7, 2011). "Rapper B.G. pleads guilty to gun charge but he 'ain't tellin'". The Times-Picayune. Retrieved 5 March 2013. 
  9. ^ "Former Lil Wayne Bandmate B.G. Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 5 March 2013. 
  10. ^ Mexican Mafia boss in La Puente gets life in federal prison - latimes.com
  11. ^ DEA.gov / Los Angeles News Releases, 02/04/13
  12. ^ "ALMIGHTY LATIN KING AND QUEEN NATION GANG MEMBERS SENTENCED TO LIFE IN PRISON FOR THEIR ROLES IN MULTIPLE MURDER, NARCOTICS AND FIREARMS CRIMES". US Department of Justice. May 13, 2010. Retrieved 15 April 2013. 

Coordinates: 29°57′35″N 94°4′14″W / 29.95972°N 94.07056°W / 29.95972; -94.07056