Tag: Brownsville

Brownsville Police Arrested A Suspected Burglar

25 year old Justin James Strong faces forgery charges stemming from a burglary of a vehicle that occurred on January 4th in Rancho Viejo where he allegedly stole a GPS and a checkbook. Further investigation revealed that several checks had been cashed for more than 26 hundred dollars at a local bank. Strong was charged with 6 counts of forgery with bonds totaling 60 thousand...

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$918,400 In Cocaine Seized In Brownsville

CBP officers seized close to a million dollars worth of alleged cocaine at an international port of entry in Cameron county. Federal agents working at gateway international bridge arrested a 23 year old woman from Matamoros, Tamaulipas Mexico who tried to smuggle 12 packages within a 2012 Honda Civic. After a second inspection, officers encountered the almost 29 pounds of cocaine valued at 918 thousand 400 dollars. The alleged smuggler, the narcotics and the driver were turned over to homeland security for further...

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Suspects, engaged In Organized Crime, Wanted In Connection To Brownsville Murder

BROWNSVILLE – Police have obtained warrants for murder and engaging in organized criminal activity against several suspects. Javier Garza Medrano, José Luis Ibarra Morales, Edgar Javier Tafoya Robles – Abraham Alegria Ruiz, Diego Armando Segovia Rivera and Christian Omar Camero are believed to be linked to a homicide that occurred on january 22 on the 34-hundred block of Clavel street in Brownsville. All six individuals were involved in the murder of Juan Manuel Ocanas Barrientos. They are also believed to be part of a transnational criminal organization. All subjects are Mexican nationals and believed to be in Mexico. Anyone...

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Brownsville Dad Shoots Son To “Teach Him A Lesson”

A Brownsville man spent the weekend behind bars after he allegedly shot his own son with a bb-gun. 35 year old Miguel Gonzalez faces injury to a child charges after his son made an outcry to his mother about what happened. She picked him up after his scheduled visit with his father only to find out Gonzalez shot him with a BB gun in the stomach after the boy accidentally shot his little brother. When Gonzalez was interviewed by police, he admitted to shooting his 8 year old son stating he did it to teach him a lesson. His...

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Brownsville Sex Offender Wanted

In Cameron County, police are looking for an alleged sex offender. Brownsville police have obtained an arrest warrant for Gerardo Vargas for sexual assault of a child that stemmed from a complaint filed on January 24th. Vargas might be in the company of a 16 year old female. Detectives have made several attempts to locate Vargas, but have been unsuccessful. If you have information on his whereabouts, call Brownsville police at (956)546-TIPS...

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