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Brownsville police department news briefs 5-11-12

A 29 year old woman arrested and charged with injury to a child; An 18 year old man arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance and sexual assault of a child. 

Case #12-044302

Injury to a child

Location: 100 block Casa Blanca 

Maria Eguia (29) 

Complainant came to the station on 04/30/12 to file a complaint against her sister in law whom she identified as Maria E. Eguia.  

Complainant advised that while the suspect was babysitting, she and complainant’s daughter got into an argument and subject Eguia physically assaulted her.  

Assault was witnessed by two other siblings of the victim.  

The victim is under 16 years of age and sustained minor injuries.  

Investigators were able to secure a warrant for subject Eguia. 

Yesterday (051012), subject Eguia came to the police station to speak to the Investigating Officer.  

She was placed under arrest by the power of the pending warrant without incident. 

Case #12-051433

Poss of C/S (cocaine 1.5 gms)

Sexual Assault of child

Location:  6100 block Bowie Rd 

Omar Garcia (18) 

DPS Trooper conducted a traffic stop on the 6100 block of Bowie Rd.  

The driver was identified as Omar Garcia and was in the company of a 14 year old child.  Brownsville Police Detectives were contacted in regards to a possible inappropriate relationship between the two.  

The driver was arrested of Poss of cocaine.  

Preliminary Investigations conducted by Detectives revealed that subject was in a sexual relationship with the 14 year old child.  

Detectives later made contact with the subject at city jail. 

Subject Garcia gave a statement implicating himself to having a sexual relationship with the 14 year old child.  

Based on his statement, he was also charged accordingly.  Case is still under investigation.


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