Crime

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.   May 8, 2019 Aguiliar, […]

La Grulla Resident Killed in Accident

The family of Juan Soto continues to grieve the loss of 15-year-old as a result of a rollover Accident in Lubbock late last week.   On Thursday night the Lubbock Police Department was called to the scene of a fatal accident on the 3100 block of Marsha Sharp Freeway.   In a press release dispersed  by the Lubbock Police Department […]

Residente de La Grulla Muere en Accidente

La familia de Juan Soto continúa lamentando la pérdida de un joven de 15 años como resultado de un Accidente en Lubbock. Un comunicado de prensa distribuido por el departamento de policía local seńala que autoridades están investigando un accidente fatal ocurrido la noche del jueves en el bloque 3100 de Marsha Sharp Freeway. Aproximadamente a las 10:30 de la […]

Gun Owner Arrested in Juvenile Shooting

The father and gun owner of a weapon used in a shooting accident that wounded a teenager has been arrested.  Jesus Hernandez faces a charge for making firearm accessible to a child, a class C misdemeanor. He voluntarily turned himself in to the La Grulla Police Department on Thursday, May 9th.   Police arrived at a residence located on Cuchilla […]

Raids Led to Arrest

  A series of search warrants executed by the Starr County Special Crimes Unit with the assistance of various law enforcement agencies led to the arrests of 24-year-old César Omar Alanis and 68-year-old Jesus Alanis.   On May 10th  investigators arrived at an apartment complex on Mi Ranchita Road in Rio Grande City with information that cocaine was being sold […]

Border Patrol Agentes Save Drowning Children

Border Patrol agents assigned to the Eagle Pass sector saved the lives of two children who were drowing in the Rio Grande River . A group of people on the Mexican side of Piedras Negras Coahuila including two children boarded inflatable boats to try to cross the river. When they were close to US territory the small inflatable boat where […]

Agentes Fronterizos Salvan la Vida de Dos Menores de Edad

Agentes de la patrulla Fronteriza asignados en el sector de Eagle Pass le salvaron la vida a dos menores que por poco morían ahogados en el Rio Bravo. Un grupo de personas en el lado mexicano de Piedras Negras Coahuila y que en ese grupo viajaban dos menores se subieron a unas lanchas inflables para tratar de llegar al otro […]

Cifras Record de Aprensiones de Inmigrantes en el Sur de Texas

Los agentes de la Patrulla Fronteriza en el Sector del Valle del Río Grande continúan procesando grandes volúmenes de unidades familiares que ingresan ilegalmente. Actualmente, el sector tiene un promedio de 1,600 aprehensiones diarias, con unidades familiares que representan 1,100 de ese total, lo que equivale a un aumento del 250% en unidades familiares este año. los agentes asignados a […]

Breaking Point: Unprecedented Numbers of Family Units Continue to Surrender to Border Patrol

U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector continues to process sustained heavy volumes of family units making illegal entry.  Currently, the sector is averaging 1,600 apprehensions daily, with family units accounting for 1,100 of that total which equates to a 250% increase in family units this year.   This morning, agents assigned to the Rio Grande City […]

HIDTA Drug Bust

On Friday, May 10, 2019, at approximately 12:30 pm , Starr County HIDTA Task Force investigators assisted by Border Patrol, CBP K-9, and Rio Grande City Police Department executed a narcotics search warrant at 5171 E. Hwy 83, Rio Grande City, Texas. As a result, HIDTA investigators seized 11 baggies of cocaine with a combined weight of 5.8 grams. Investigators […]


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