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AgriLife Research sets sugarcane field day for Oct. 8 in Weslaco

WESLACO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Research and ExtensionCenter at Weslaco will be hosting a sugarcane field day from 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 8, according to Dr. Jorge da Silva, an AgriLife Research sugarcane breeder at the center.

CONGRESSMAN RUBÉN HINOJOSA Highlights Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Washington, D.C.–Today– Congressman Rubén Hinojosa (TX-15) joined millions of Americans in marking October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The country has recognized October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month since 1987.

Daily Bible Verse

There is nothing concealed that will not be disclosed, or hidden that will not be made known. What you have said in the dark will be heard in the daylight, and what you have whispered in the ear in the inner rooms will be proclaimed from the roofs. Luke 12:2-3 (Read all of Luke 12) New [...]

Former Deputy Sentenced for Laundering $40 Million in Drug Proceeds

McALLEN, Texas – Robert Ricardo Maldonado, 49, of Weslaco, has been sentenced to federal prison following his conviction of conspiracy to commit money laundering, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. Maldonado was a former deputy with the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office. He pleaded guilty Monday, May 12, 2014.

Reward Increased to $8,000 for Most Wanted Sex Offender

AUSTIN – The reward for Robert Chrismon, 51, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $8,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of October. Chrismon is a violent sex offender, and is wanted for parole violation and failure to comply with sex offender registration requirements. All tips are guaranteed to be anonymous.

New Record

787 new Facebook FRIENDS, LIKES and Twitter FOLLOWERS/FOLLOWING last month. Thank you, keep them coming.

Daily Bible Verse

Since an overseer is entrusted with God’s work, he must be blameless — not overbearing, not quick-tempered, not given to drunkenness, not violent, not pursuing dishonest gain. Rather he must be hospitable, one who loves what is good, who is self-controlled, upright, holy and disciplined. He must hold firmly to the trustworthy message as it [...]

San Benito Resident Gets More Than 11 Years for Moving Cocaine

McALLEN, Texas – Jose Ignacio Acosta, a 42-year-old resident alien from Mexico residing in San Benito, has been ordered to federal prison following his conviction of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute more than five kilograms of cocaine, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Three Sentenced for Involvement in Conspiracy to Export Firearms

MCALLEN, Texas – Cassandra Camacho, 25, of Mission; and Juan Ivan Rodriguez, 34, and Nestor Leal-Cedillo, 24, of Reynoso, Mexico, have all been ordered to federal prison for conspiring to export firearms into Mexico, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. Leal-Cedillo pleaded guilty June 12, 2014, while Camacho and Rodriguez entered their pleas July 1, 2014.

CBP Field Operations at South Texas Ports of Entry Seize $9 Million in Narcotics

PHARR/RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas—Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr and Rio Grande City International Bridges seized a combined $9,019,000 worth of marijuana and methamphetamine in two separate, unrelated incidents. Both seizures of narcotics were detected within shipments of commercial importations at each location’s cargo facilities.

Law Office of Baldo Garza PLLC Newsletter

My fellow Americans, I hope this message reaches you in good health. On November 4, 2014 we will vote for individuals that will represent our common goals for our country.

New Record

A million thanks. 13,000 (13,169) combined FRIENDS, LIKES, FOLLOWERS and FOLLOWING. 2,748 FOLLOWERS 3,021 FOLLOWING. 5,769 total FOLLOWERS and FOLLOWING. 4,649 FRIENDS. 2,751 LIKES. 13,169 Combined FRIENDS, LIKES, FOLLOWERS and FOLLOWING. Plus 22,819+ Twitter TWEETS. Thank you, keep them coming.

New Record

A million thanks. 7,000 combined Facebook FRIENDS and LIKES. 4,649 Facebook FRIENDS. 2,751 Facebook LIKES. 7,000 combined Facebook FRIENDS and LIKES. Thank you, keep them coming.

Daily Bible Verse

Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever. 1 Chronicles 16:34 (Read all of 1 Chronicles 16)

Mission Man Gets Nearly 20 Years for Leading Marijuana Conspiracy

McALLEN, Texas – Rogelio Guerrero, 46, a U.S. citizen residing in Mission, has been ordered to prison following his convictions of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and possession with intent to distribute large amounts of marijuana, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. A federal jury convicted Guerrero on July 11, 2014, following a three-day trial and less than four hours of deliberation.

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