Tag: Donna

Operation Curbside Nets Results

San Juan police arrested 17-year-old Derek Medina after investigators – with the help of U.S. Border patrol agents – intercepted his vehicle and was found in possession of 683 lbs. of marijuana destined for the Donna area. After questioning, Medina pointed out the drop-off point for the narcotics. Undercover investigators later conducted surveillance at a residence and observed a vehicle leaving from the location. The driver was pulled over and taken into custody. He was identified as 29-year-old Rafael Gonzalez; a Mexican national from the state of Colima, at the time of his arrest, Gonzalez was accompanied by two...

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Bond Reduction Denied For Ex Hidalgo County Comander, Jose Padilla

Padilla’s attorney insisted judge Dorina Ramos reconsider the conditions of his client’s release as he is having trouble finding someone to sign as a surety on the bond. After being postponed twice, the bond reduction hearing today concluded with judge Ramos’ firm decision to stick to the originally set conditions of release. Some of which included house GPS monitoring, travel limited to places such as work, church and court as well as avoid contact with any law enforcement. Padilla has relatives in the Donna city police and school district. However, according to court records, the condition that has kept...

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Victim In Critical Condition After Donna Bar Shooting

DONNA – More details were released today regarding a shooting that occurred late Saturday night in donna outside the Bad Girls Club Ovidio Flores is in critical condition tonight after four male suspects assaulted him and one of the men shot him in the arm and face. A witness stated that the men got into an argument with Flores when he told them the club was closed. One of the men than brandished a 3-80 hand gun that they used to shoot Flores. The men than fled in what appeared to be a gray Jeep Liberty. If you have...

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Donna School Board President Found Dead

A devastating day for a valley school district after a school board member is believed to have taken his own life. Alfredo Lugo was found unresponsive inside his home yesterday morning. Lugo the the school board president for Donna high. Justice of the peace Gilberto Saenz pronounced Lugo deceased, and spoke to Fox2. Lugo was a Donna redskins alumni. The school district has not commented on his...

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