Brownsville, Texas – September 27, 2011 – Armando R. Villalobos, County and District Attorney for Cameron County, announces today that the Special Operations Group of the DA’s Office conducted an operation under the White Collar Crime Unit arresting Martin Tomas Cepeda, 39, of Brownsville.
Cepeda was a fugitive and has several arrest warrants for failing to appear in court on several occasions. Cepeda has two pending cases in the 445th Judicial District Court, which involve theft charges. He also has a warrant issued through the parole office in Harlingen.
Cepeda has a history of numerous theft charges in Cameron and Hidalgo Counties and other states.
The arrest was made this afternoon by the Cameron County and District Attorney’s Special Operations Group in Los Fresnos at 101 E. Ocean Blvd.
Preliminary investigations indicate that the defendant Cepeda was meeting a victim to settle a payment agreement.
For more information, contact the Cameron County and District Attorney’s Office at (956) 544-0849.