Crime – English

Women Arrested for Possession of Controlled Substance

Maria Rubiola was arrested  by the City of Roma Police Department on a several charges including possession of a controlled substance over the weekend.   According to the department she was pulled over on a traffic violation on 6th Street in Roma.  When they inspected the vehicle, officers found was carrying pills considered to be a controlled substance.   She […]

Human Trafficking Charges

Manuel Elder was arrested on human smuggling charges after he was found carrying five undocumented people in his vehicle on Saturday, June 15th. According to law enforcement the driver was stopped at the corner of Gilberto Garza and 2nd Street. Elder didn’t fully stop and in an attempt to evade authorities jumped out, fleeing on foot. He was caught a […]

Roma Man Arrested for Possession of Inhalants

Marte Alejandro Guerra was arrested on Tuesday, June 12th on various charges including possession of inhalants.   City of Roma Police officers were alerted to a driver in a van that appeared to be inhaling compressed air tanks while driving. Mars Alejandro Guerra was the subject who was arrested by the Police of the city of Rome after it was […]

Suspect in the Armed  Robbery of Koko Bongo in McAllen Wanted

A man identified as Julian Solis is another one of the suspects being sought by the McAllen Police Department for his possible participation of an armed robbery. On June 9th  an armed robbery was reported at the McAllen Drive Thru Koko Bongo on South 23rd Street.  The first arrest has already been made but police are still looking for Julian […]

Fire to Tire Shop Under Investigation

The City of Penitas Police Department is investigating a fire that burned down a tire shop located on Tom Gill near the expressway in said city. The fire was first reported around 2am to the fire department that quickly arrived to extinguish the flames.  They worked throughout the early hours of the day and well into the morning.  Among the […]

Border Patrol Agents seize over 1,000 pounds of Marijuana

U.S. Border Patrol agents seized more than $880K worth of narcotics over a three day period. On Friday, agents from the Rio Grande City station working near Garciasville, Texas, observed a red Chevrolet sports utility vehicle travelling away from the Rio Grande at a high rate of speed. Upon arrival, agents located the vehicle abandoned on a dirt road near […]

Investigator Struck by Camaro 

A Starr County Sheriff’s Office investigator was struck this morning by a Chevrolet Camaro on the way to work on Tuesday morning.   By print deadline a police report was not yet available but unofficial sources gave El Tejano their version of the incident.  According to witnesses a red Chevrolet Camaro hit the deputy’s unmarked unit near the address 311 […]

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.   June 11, 2019 Arambula, […]

Arrested for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Minor

A 48-year-old man identified as Marco Antonio Guerra was arrested by the Roma Police Department on various charges this week. Minimal details have been released of the case against Marco Antonio Guerra but to date he remains at the Starr County Jail. Marco Antonio Guerra faces aggravated sexual assault charges of a minor, public intoxication and also had an active […]

La Grulla Woman Arrested on Aggravated Assault

La Grulla  police officers arrested a woman on aggravated assault charges with a deadly weapon. Cristina Merced Cantu who is accused of aggravated aggression with a deadly weapon. The police located her, and she was  arrested t under that charge. According to the information obtained, an incident was reported in which the woman participated before described and although the authorities […]


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