Tag: Cameron County

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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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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