Houston Chronicle

Brothers charged in several crimes, including slaying

- From staff reports

Police have linked two teen brothers to a crime spree that left one man dead and several others robbed, including a woman forced at gunpoint to withdraw money from a bank.

Alexander and Kevin Ordonez — charged with murder earlier this month — at times posed as gun sellers or drug buyers to target their victims in crimes that spanned at least four days, according to authoritie­s. On another occasion, a woman said the pair ambushed her outside her home near Hooks Airport and forced her to drive to a Wells Fargo bank for cash, court records show.

The murder charge stems from the death of Cameron Stevens, whom Harris County Sheriff ’s deputies on Feb. 6 found fatally shot in the head outside a Cypress Station apartment complex.

The brothers are also accused of robbing another man Feb. 7 along Airline Drive outside an auto store — though charges have not yet been filed.

Some of the reported crimes are under investigat­ion through Precinct 4 of the Harris County Constable’s Office, a spokesman said. The brothers have since been charged with murder, two counts of aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon and aggravated kidnapping.

The elder Ordonez sibling, 19-year-old Alexander, had been out on bond for felony deadly conduct and two misdemeano­r offenses at the time of the crime spree, court records show. He is being held at the Harris County Jail without bond.

The other brother, Kevin, 18, was also out on bond on two misdemeano­r charges. He is being held on a $100,000 bond.

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