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A 32 year old woman arrested and charged

With aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. After trying to stab her common law husband with a kitchen knife. Click the web site link below to view the Harlingen police department report.

Harlingen police department news briefs 5-14-12

A Harlingen man and a combes man arrested and charged for public intoxication, possession of a controlled substance and possession of marihuana; A 28 year old Brownsville arrested and charged for violation of a protective order; A Harlingen man and a Combes man arrested and charged for possession of marihuana. Click the web site links below to view the Harlingen police department reports.

Updated: Precinct 5 place 1 Justice of the Peace Candidate Rachel Menchaca pays three pending Harlingen municipal court warrants

For three pending Harlingen Municipal Court arrest warrants. For an expired registration, no auto insurance and failure to appear in court. The Harlingen police department has over 40,000 pending arrest warrants worth over 11 million dollars.
It is alleged that she paid $3,000+ to get released. Click the web site link below for more details.

Court Hearing to Remove Cameron County District Attorney Armando Villalobos

Scheduled for this Friday in Brownsville.  More details as they become available.

Bishop Man Sentenced for Heroin and Cocaine Trafficking

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Mercedes Perez, 55, of Bishop, Texas, has been handed a 151-month federal prison sentence following his convictions for conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute cocaine and heroin as well as possession with intent to distribute cocaine and heroin, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced today. The former reserve officer for the Nueces County Constables Office was found guilty after one day of trial on Feb. 10, 2012.

HCISD names De La Fuente, Ayala Teachers of the Year

Monday, May 14, 2012 — When the crowd of superintendents and administrators came barging into Angela De La Fuente’s second period English class, a shocked look overtook the Harlingen High School South teacher’s face.

Weslaco Police Department To Replace Fleet

The City of Weslaco is dedicated to public safety by ensuring that our police force is utilizing modern police vehicles. A total of eleven (11) vehicles were purchased. Nine (9) were purchased with city issued bonds for a cost of approximately $390,000.00, and two (2) were purchased with federal grant money for a cost of approximately $77,000.00.

South Texas Couple Convicted of Bankruptcy Fraud

HOUSTON – Michael Giventer, 53, formerly of Brownsville, Texas, has just pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bankruptcy fraud, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced today. Giventer’s wife, Julia Shavabskaya, 40, currently residing in Florida, also pleaded guilty to the same charge on April 30, 2012.


I know I’m not the only American frustrated with Congress right now. But I’m also optimistic that Congress will rise above politics to make some important decisions that will directly impact the educational opportunities, health and economic security of American families.

Theft of Patrol Unit & Personal Assault Rifle

On May 13, 2012 at 1:43 a.m. Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office Deputy responded to 29729 Gill Street in Hargill, Hidalgo County, Texas in reference to a criminal mischief report. On arrival contact was made with Eliza Davila the victim of the criminal mischief. Deputy was in the process of obtaining the information needed for his report and left his assigned patrol unit on and parked on the county right of way.

Bert Ogden Dealer Group’s local franchises helping drive economy, future of Edinburg

With more than $200 million in sales revenue generated in 2011 by Bert Ogden Dealer Group’s vehicle franchises in Edinburg, even much larger cities would be happy to be the hometown to such an economic success story.

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