Tag: federal agents

Los Fresnos Man Sentenced for Child Pornography

Los Fresnos (KFXV) — A federal judge sentenced a 62-year-old Los Fresnos man for possession of more than 1500 images of child pornography. According to court documents, Isaac Gonzalez entered a guilty plea in April after federal agents searched Gonzalez’s home. Investigators discovered that Gonzalez used peer-to-peer software to exchange the images of the minors. Gonzalez will be locked up for six and half years and be on supervision and classified as a sex offender for the rest of his...

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Mexican Woman Heads to Prison for Assault Federal Officers

Brownsville (KFXV) — Today, a federal judge in Brownsville sentenced a 24-year-old Mexican woman to prison for assaulting federal officers. Maribel Tejeda-Fomperosa — of Matamoros — received a 21-month sentence by U.S. District Judge Rolando Olvera, court documents indicate. border patrol agents arrested Tejeda-Fomperosa in October of last year after she illegally crossed into the country. In two separate incidents, while in her holding cell she became violent, and physically assaulted two federal agents, once in October, and once in November. Tejeda-Fomperosa received an indictment for each. She faces deportation after her...

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Congressman Cuellar Responds to Estimated Cost of Border Wall

Rio Grande Valley (KFXV) — Senate Democrats have released a new report estimating the cost of the president’s proposed border wall. The report states that although there is no reliable estimate, the proposed construction would cost taxpayers $70 billion, that’s a total of over $200 for every American. Local Congressman Henry Cuellar released a statement regarding the new report that, in part, reads: “The administration is also planning to seize private land from my constituents, in exchange for laughably small payments. Texans of all political stripes don’t like federal agents taking their...

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Federal Agents Arrest San Juan Police Officer

San Juan (KFXV) –A┬áSan Juan Police officer, was placed under federal custody Thursday, but details of his arrest have not yet been released. San Juan Police Chief Juan Gonzalez, confirmed to Fox news, that federal agents arrested officer Richard Castillo, but couldn’t go into detail about the federal investigation as well as expressing, having no details on the cause of his arrest. The officer is covered by civil service law process and procedures, and his employment status will be handled and processed in accordance to the San Juan civil service commission and disciplinary actions mentioned in Chapter 143 of...

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Police Weigh in on Enforcing Trump’s Orders

RGV (KFXV) — The immigration executive orders recently signed by President Donald Trump could expand the power of federal agents to local officers. President Trump plans to empower local law enforcement agencies to enforce federal immigration laws. Trump’s plan to allow local police ‘to perform the functions of an immigration officer’, could spark distance between officials and immigrant communities. And while some individuals agree on some level. Others think it’s incorrect to give more power to police officers. Despite trying to maintain a good relationship with local residents– and enforcing criminal laws, Palmview Police Captain, Saul Uvalle says they...

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