Tag: Constable

Former La Joya Police Chief gets $100,000 Bond

A federal judge handed down a $100,000 bond to Geovani Hernandez, the former Police Chief of La Joya today. Court documents indicate that Hernandez’s legal counsel waived a preliminary examination. Conditions to his bond state that he is restricted to Hidalgo County. He will also be required to wear a monitoring device and adhere to a curfew. Hernandez faces several charges. The criminal complaint states Hernandez met with an informant claiming he knew the cartel leader known as “El Toro” and attempted to solicit illegal business dealings to raise money for his election campaign as...

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DPS investigating auto-ped accident involving a deputy

Laguna Heights (KFXV) — Authorities are investigating an accident involving a deputy from Precinct One Constable’s Office. The Department of Public Safety is investigating the auto-pedestrian accident that left one woman hospitalized. The accident happened Sunday night on Highway 100 and Madison Street in Laguna Heights. DPS officials say, the woman was walking across the roadway when she was struck by the deputy. At the time of the accident, the victim was pushing a stroller– with her child in it. The minor was not injured but the woman was hospitalized. Area residents tell Fox News, that accidents are not...

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