Tag: Cameron County

Man Leads Brownsville Police on High Speed Chase

Brownsville (KFXV) — 24-year old, Martin Lozano is in custody after leading police on a high speed chase.According to officials, Lozano evaded arrest in his vehicle after officers attempted to stop him for a traffic violation. Moments later, police arrested Lozano on 13th and Taft Street– when checking his criminal history, investigators found Cameron County had a warrant on him for failure to appear in court, for possession of marijuana in Medina County in Ohio, and now Lozano faces evading arrest charges. He was given a $25,000 bond–he remains in the Cameron County...

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Harlingen Man Arrested for Aggravated Assault

Cameron County (KFXV) — We move to Cameron County now where Harlingen police placed one man under arrest for allegedly stabbing a woman. According to the Harlingen Police Department, in the early morning, officers responded to reports of an assault on the 2000 block of East Jackson Avenue. There, they found a woman who’d been stabbed with a “cutting instrument” on her left side of her face, and the victim stated the suspect — identified as 41-year-old, Jose Flores of Harlingen — had fled. A second victim reported Flores punched her as well. During their investigation, police were able...

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Top Ten Texas Fugitive Caught

TEXAS (KFXV) — After two years on the run, authorities put one of Texas’s most wanted fugitives behind bars. Police caught Agapito Salinas, wanted out of Cameron County for parole violation, in Alma, Georgia by the U.S. Marshals office’s Fugitive Task Force. Salinas, is known to be a Texas Syndicate gang member, according to the Texas DPS and has served multiple sentences in...

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Update on Cameron County inmate’s escape and shooting incident

BROWNSVILLE (KFXV) — The Cameron County Sheriff’s Office and Brownsville Police held a press conference about an inmate’s escape and shooting incident. Authorities tell us they are working on improving the inmate’s transport procedure after the inmate attacked a county guard, escaping and killing a Brownsville resident. Authorities tell us their priority is to ensure the community’s safety which is why they will make sure two guards must be present when transporting an inmate – this after an inmate, identified as 38-year-old, Michael Diaz Garcia, managed to attacked a county guard while being transported for medical treatment. According to police,...

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Charges Dropped for Former Judge

CAMERON COUNTY (KFXV) — One charge is dropped in a former Cameron County Judge’s case. Former Cameron County Judge, Pete Sepulveda Jr. will not stand trial after reaching an agreement with state prosecutors. The state dropped a charge of misappropriation of funds citing insufficient evidence. Sepulveda was placed on the pre-trial diversion program for the other two charges against him. His next court hearing is scheduled for june...

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