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A Last Goodbye for Fallen Officer

The morning of Tuesday, June 25th the Rio Grande Valley honored fallen officer, Patrol Corporal Jose “Speedy” Espericueta Jr. who was killed in the line of duty.   Last Thursday the Mission police officer was flagged down by a woman near the intersection of Business 83 and Stewart Rd.  The woman explained that her son, later identified as 33-year-old Juan […]

Dan Último Adiós a Oficial Caído

La mañana del martes se le rindió una misa de cuerpo presente al Oficial José Espericueta Jr. Quien murió la semana pasada en el cumplimiento de su deber. El jueves pasado el Oficial de Policía de la ciudad de Mission fue alertado de un disturbio de violencia domestica cerca de la antigua carretera 83 y la calle Stwart. En ese […]

Demoran Juicio en Contra de Rebollar

El juicio por asesinato de Jesús Ángel Rebollar ha sido retrasado al 23 de septiembre por el juez visitante José Longoria.  Rebollar es el único hombre arrestado y acusado del asesinato en el 2016 de Héctor García y su hijo Julián de 3 años. Desde el principio, sin embargo, la Oficina del Sheriff del Condado de Starr declaró que creían […]

Trial for Rebollar Pushed to September 

The murder trial for Jesús Angel Rebollar has been pushed back to  September 23rd by visiting Judge Jose Longoria. Rebollar is the only man arrested and charged with the 2016 killing of Hector Garcia and his 3-year-old son Julian.  From the beginning however, the Starr County Sheriff’s Office stated that they believed several individuals were involved in the shooting.   […]

Shooter of Trooper Moises Sanchez Indicted

The assumed shooter of Texas State Trooper Moises Sanchez, Victor Alejandro Godinez was indicted by a Hidalgo County Grand Jury. The 24-year-old is accused of shooting the law enforcement officer at close range in an attempt to flee from the scene of a vehicle accident near the intersection of 10th and Freddy Gonzalez. As Moises Sanchez was arriving in Houston […]

Texas Eleva Edad de Fumar

Una nueva ley estatal eleva eficazmente la edad legal para comprar cigarrillos, tabaco y cigarrillos electrónicos de 18 a 21. El gobernador de Texas Greg Abbott firmó la propuesta del Senado 21 haciendola una ley estatal a finales de la semana pasada después de que pasó el Senado. La ley surte efecto el 1 de septiembre y los partidarios del […]

Texas Raises Smoking Age

A new state law effectively raises the legal age to purchase cigarettes, tobacco and e-cigarettes from 18 to 21.  Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 21 into law late last week after it passed the senate. The law will take effect on September 1st and supporters of the change say it should reduce the risk of addition.  Texas is […]

Grand Jury Results

Filed May 2019 Oscar Cosme Rosa for evading arrest, TRUE BILL. Alan Ally Garcia for unauthorized use of motor vehicle, TRUE BILL. Jose Raul Aldape, AKA Jose Raul Aldape-Hernandez for evading arrest detention with vehicle, TRUE BILL. Becky Chavez for injury to a child, TRUE BILL. Paulo Eli Fuentes for possession a controlled substance, TRUE BILL. Mark Anthony Hernandez for […]

Preliminary Hearing to Revoke Parole Continues

The process to revoke parole for Ismael Mares Jr. of Starr County will continue to the next phase as determined by parole board representative Sam Garcia. On Tuesday, June 4th Mares was led into a training room of the Starr County Sheriff’s Office for the third attempt to conduct a preliminary hearing in the subject of revoking his parole. Mares […]

Sigue la Audiencia Preliminar para Revocar la Libertad Condicional

El proceso para revocar la libertad condicional para Ismael Mares Jr. del Condado de Starr continuará a la siguiente fase según lo determine el representante de la junta de libertad condicional Sam Garcia. El martes 4 de junio, Mares fue llevada a una sala de capacitación de la Oficina del Sheriff del Condado de Starr para el tercer intento de […]


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