Tag: Donna ISD

Former Donna ISD assistant trainer found guilty of indecency with a child

A former Donna ISD assistant trainer guilty of a sexual relationship with an 11 year old student is sentenced. 30 year old, Manuel Castillo handed down five years in jail and 10 years probation after receiving a guilty of indecency with a child by exposure and guilty of a sexual relationship with a minor. Castillo will be registered as a sex offender for life and will never work for a school district...

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Donna ISD Police Chief Fired by School Board

DONNA (KFXV) — For the second time in three years, Roy Padilla has been let go from his position as Donna ISD Police Chief. It was during a school board meeting last week that the decision to fire Roy Padilla was made. Three years after a first suspension from the Donna School District, Mr. Padilla was put on administrative leave without pay after an internal investigation in the district’s police department. Today we know that Padilla is looking into making in appeal in his case. Padilla allegedly filed a motion to have his case heard in an open meeting...

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Donna ISD Partners with VAC to Fight STDs

DONNA (KFXX) — Local statistics of HIV infections prompt experts and school personnel to unite in providing education and support for teens more than ever before. Oscar Lopez, Director of Education at the Valley AIDS Council, said, “Right now, we get four new HIV infections in the Valley every week, and every nine days, that infected person is a teenager.” The Donna Independent School District is the first in the Valley to enter into an agreement with the Valley AIDS Council (VAC) to offer awareness presentations in an effort to prevent students from acquiring HIV, AIDS, or other sexually...

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Community Mourns the Loss of Donna ISD Coach

BROWNSVILLE (KFXV) –Today authorities identified the body of a man who lost his life after an accident. Brownsville resident 29 year old Jason Garcia. Jason Garcia spent his days alongside students sharing his passion for sports. Today we spoke to Ramiro Leal, Head Coach at Donna High School, the same place where Jason worked as Assistant Coach. This was the scene of the fatal accident Monday afternoon after this pickup truck crashed into this traffic unit providing traffic control for a street sweeping crew on Expressway 83. Jason was declared dead at the scene where San Benito Police say...

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Former Teaching Assistant Facing Indecency With a Child Charges

Donna (KFXV) — Manuel Castillo Jr. is facing charges for inducing sexual performance by a child younger than 14 years old, and Indecency With a Child by Exposure. Investigations revealed that the former teaching assistant exposed himself in an inappropriate manner via Apple Facetime with a fifth grader.He asked to show him her breasts. The Donna School District placed the suspect on administrative leave after the allegation surfaced, however after admitting the incident, he resigned from his position. If Castillo is found guilty, he could spend up to 99 years in...

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