BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Two men have entered pleas of guilty for exporting approximately 3,000 rounds of ammunition to Mexico without a license, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced today. Guillermo Enrique Villarreal, 37, of Brownsville, and Leoncio Sanchez, a U.S. citizen living in Matamoros, pleaded guilty today to exporting defense articles without a license before United States District Judge Andrew S. Hanen.
Posts from ‘January, 2012’
EDINBURG, Texas – The University of Texas-Pan American Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Tuesday that they are hosting a segment of the Houston Astros CAREavan on Thursday from 3:30-to-5:00 p.m. at Edinburg Baseball Stadium.
Harlingen, Texas, January 30, 2012: Those of you in America who still think any politician gives a fat pig’s whistle about your problems and anxieties must have arrived here on the last bus from La La Land. There are only two things in this world the political elite cares about and that is the power they gain by winning their next election and the political party they serve.
I had a call this morning telling me that your online nemesis, myharlingennews-blog or whatever, is reporting that I died. Damned, no one told me. I could use the life insurance money right about now, I assure you. Can’t get by on Bass Pro minimum wages, that’s for sure.
PHARR, TEXAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Hidalgo/Pharr/Anzalduas Port of Entry this weekend seized alleged cocaine valued at $1.2 million from a vehicle driven by a woman from Reynosa, Mexico.
PHARR, TEXAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Hidalgo/Pharr/Anzalduas Port of Entry this weekend seized alleged $876,000 in methamphetamine hidden in a commercial truck.
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6-7 (Read all of Philippians 4) New International Version
HOUSTON – Manuel Gomez Barba, of Baytown, Texas, has been sentenced to 100 months for exportation of firearms, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced today along with Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) acting Special Agent in Charge Gary Orchowski and Immigration and Customs Enforcement – Homeland Security Investigations (ICE-HSI) Special Agent in Charge Robert Rutt.
50 year old Lyford man convicted of aggravated assault; 40 year old San Benito man convicted for possession of cocaine; 52 year old Matamoros man convicted for possession of a controlled substance; 2 Hidalgo County men convicted for possession of marihuana.
On Saturday, January 28, 2012, Eleazar Benavides, age 63, was arrested after he approached a woman in the parking lot of the HEB on Central Blvd and attempted to get a hold of her four (4) month old infant that she had in a baby stroller.
Assault family violence and 2 counts of child endangerment. Click the web site link below to view the Harlingen police department report.
Aggravated assault with a rifle against his wife. Bond set at $525,000. Click the web site link below to view the Harlingen police department report.