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4 Alleged theft ring members from Brownsville arrested

Texas city police have arrested four Brownsville residents for their alleged involvement in an organized retail theft ring. According to police, officers responded to reports of several thefts and an outlet mall. There they arrested 31-year-old Miguel Hernandez, 23 Michael Patrick Garcia, 24-year-old Edward Palomino, and 19-year-old Christina Isabel Rios. Investigators recovered about $1,700 worth of stolen merchandise and linked the group to a larger theft ring organized across a Texas. All four transferred to Galveston county...

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72-Year-Old Man Arrested for Auto Pedestrian Collision

BROWNSVILLE (KFXV) — We have an update to a story we first brought you last night. Brownsville police have arrested 72-year-old, Gustavo Munoz for striking a 29-year-old female and her two-year-old son with his car while they crossed near the 5200 block of Padre Island Highway. The two-year-old has died, and his mother remains in the hospitalized in critical condition. Munoz did stop to render aid. He now faces criminal negligent homicide and aggravated assault causing serious bodily...

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After 13 Years As a Fugitive, Man Arrested on Murder Charges

Cameron County (KFXV) — A man wanted for murder in Cameron County is behind bars. His arrest came 13 years after the crime. Sheriff Lucio who says investigators received a call from agents in Matamoros who said the suspect Ciro Cantu Muñoz would be crossing an international bridge in Brownsville.. 42-year-old Ciro Muñoz Cantu was arrested and charged for a murder he’s believed to have committed thirteen years ago. According to Sheriff Lucio, the deadly incident took place late March in 2004. The victim, identified as Jesus Hilario Jimenez, was dating the suspect’s ex-wife. The suspect became upset when...

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Woman Arrested After 5 Teens Caught Intoxicated

BROWNSVILLE (KFXV) — Police have one woman behind bars after a teen party involving alcohol. On the 1900 block of Topo Chico Drive, officers found a 15-year-old male who had been drinking, and another teen passed out on a chair covered in vomit. Three others were also drunk. Officers arrested 38-year-old, Claudia Gonzalez for furnishing alcohol to minors and for deadly conduct– or not checking on the welfare of the unconscious juvenile. The teens were released to their parents. One teen was hospitalized. Police remind the public to monitor all parties involving minors during the graduation...

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Ex-Governor of Tamaulipas Arrested

ITALY (KFXV) — Ex-governor of Tamaulipas, Tomas Yarrington is arrested in Italy after being on the run since 2012. According to Mexican government officials the arrest happened in Florence yesterday. Yarrington was wanted for his participation in organized criminal activity. Other media outlets reporting, is under indictment in Brownsville, where authorities allege he laundered millions of dollars in bribe money from Mexico’s Gulf Cartel. The Mexican government says they are expecting to have Yarrington back in Mexico in the coming...

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