Tag: La Grulla

La Grulla Mayor Charged with Abusing Official Capacity, Theft by a Public Servant

Moving to La Grulla where, just hours ago, the city’s Mayor turned himself over to the Sheriff’s Department. Pedro Flores is being charged with ‘theft by a public servant’ and ‘abuse of official capacity’ after investigators say he asked La Grulla volunteer fire fighters to fill his swimming pool with water from a city fire truck. Flores’ bond is set at $3,000. We’re told by Starr County authorities that the investigation remains open as Flores may face additional...

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Business Operating Illegal Gambling Taken Down

LA GRULLA – Authorities raid one establishment operating eight liner machines illegally in La Grulla during “Operation Bishop West”. The business was raided by the Starr county attorney’s office with the help of the sheriff’s department Thursday in the city of La Grulla. A total of 100 machines were seized along with cash, vehicles, and miscellaneous items at the Royliz Event...

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77 Illegal Gambling Machines Seized in La Grulla Raid

La Grulla (KFXV) – Exclusive images out of La Grulla. Starr County Attorney’s Office, along with the Starr County Sheriff’s Office and Cameron County District Attorney conducted a raid at an illegal establishment this afternoon. Shortly after four o’clock, undercover agents arrived at a local eight-liner establishment off Business 83. At least seventy-seven eight liner machines were seized along with an unknown amount of cash. More than ten people were inside the property at the time of the raid, but no fines were issued. Authorities say the investigation will continue. No arrests have been made at this time. Gambling...

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Teen Charged with Aggravated Kidnapping in Connection to Double Homicide

A teenager is charged with aggravated kidnapping in connection to a double homicide in La Grulla. The Starr County Sheriff’s Office and the texas rangers have arrested 18-year-old Deion Gonzalez in connection to the double homicide on August 20. Police say additional charges are expected. The second man killed in the double homicide has been identified as 24-year-old Mexican national Cristobal Carrillo. These are images from the La Grulla crime scene, the night of the shooting. As of this evening, a motive has not been...

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