Crime

Family of Five Killed in Accident

Members of the Brownsville family killed in a three-vehicle accident near Victoria were identified as Nora Gabriela Chavez (42), Oscar Chavez (45), Adrian Rodriguez Leal (47), a six-year-old and a thirteen-year-old. The van carrying ten people was traveling from Brownsville to Galveston where the group was going to board a cruise ship Saturday morning. Around 11am the 2016 Ford van […]

Muere Niña de 11 Años En Incendio

Versaidy Hernández (11) murió en un incendio reportado durante el fin de semana luego de quedar atrapada dentro de una de las habitaciones. Minutos después de las 3 pm se recibieron múltiples llamadas al 911 para reportar un incendio en Alejandra St cerca de Mile 3 y La Homa Rd el domingo. Once minutos más tarde, cuando Alton Fire Fighters […]

11-Year-Old Dies in Fire

Versaidy Hernandez (11) died in a multiple structure fire reported over the weekend after being trapped inside one of the rooms.   Minutes after 3pm multiple 911 calls were received to report a fire on Alejandra St near Mile 3 and La Homa Rd on Sunday.  Eleven minutes later, when Alton Fire Fighters arrived ,one of the structures was completely […]

Patrulla Fronteriza Arresta Criminales

 Agentes de la Patrulla Fronteriza continúan arrestando a delincuentes sexuales y pandilleros que intentan evadir a las autoridades. El jueves, agentes de la ciudad de Rio Grande que trabajaban cerca de Roma, Texas, arrestaron a un ciudadano salvadoreño que admitió que era miembro de una pandilla de Mara Salvatrucha. Esa tarde, agentes de Rio Grande City que trabajan cerca de […]

Border Patrol Arrests Criminals

Border Patrol agents continue to arrest sex offenders and gang members attempting to evade law enforcement. On Thursday, Rio Grande City agents working near Roma, Texas, arrested a Salvadoran national who admitted to agents is a Mara Salvatrucha gang member. That following afternoon, Rio Grande City agents working near Roma, Texas, arrested a Salvadoran national after he entered the United […]

Starr County Arrests

Everyone is considered innocent until proven otherwise.  Note due to the policy of the Starr County Sheriff’s Office date of birth for those arrested is no longer provided.  If there is any question as to the identity of a person arrested, please see our social media page for pictures.  Information will be uploaded every Saturday.   July 15, 2019 Benavidez, […]

Teen Driver in One Vehicle Accident

Roma Police Officers with the assistance of Starr County Sheriff’s deputies directed traffic and cleared out a one vehicle accident on Tuesday afternoon   A blue grey Chevrolet Silverado appeared to have veered off north Ebony near a dirt road.  Towing professionals had a hard time removing the pickup due to a tree trunk and debris caused by the impact.  […]

Joven en Accidente Automovilístico

Oficiales de la Policía de Roma con la ayuda de los alguaciles del Sheriff del Condado Starr dirigieron el tráfico y despejaron un accidente de un vehículo el martes por la tarde.   Un a camioneta Chevrolet Silverado azul gris parecía haberse desviado de la carretera cuando transitaba por la calle Ébony al norte de la carretera 83 cerca de […]

Mujer Protagoniza Accidente, Resulta Arrestada

Una mujer de aproximadamente 30 años de edad, identificada como Sanjuanita Villarreal fue arrestada bajo un cargo de conducir mientras estaba intoxicada durante la investigación de un accidente automovilístico.   Oficiales del Departamento de Seguridad Pública de Texas y alguaciles del Sheriff del Condado de Starr respondieron a una llamada de un accidente de dos vehículos el miércoles 10 de […]

Woman Causes Accident 

Arrested for DWI   A woman in her early 30’s identified as Sanjuanita Villarreal was arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated during the investigation of a car accident.   Texas Department of Public Safety troopers and Starr County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call of a two-vehicle accident on Wednesday, July 10th around 10pm.  At the scene were […]


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