UGSOA President in Texas Pleads Guilty; Sentenced

On April 7, Kenneth Smith, former president of United Government Security Officers of America Local 208, pleaded guilty in the 184th Judicial District Court of Harris County, Texas to theft, and then was sentenced to two years probation and ordered to pay a $1,300 fine. Smith had been charged in October with felony theft in an amount of between $1,500 and $20,000. The sentencing follows an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.