Tag: murder

Judge Reduces Bond for Former Commissioner’s Daughter Suspected of Murdering 96-Year-Old Man

Edinburg – $500,000–that’s how much a judge reduced the bond for 48-year-old Monica Melissa Patterson. Patterson, the daughter of a former Hidalgo County Commissioner, is suspected of murdering a 96-year-old man, and could now be able to post bail. “I’m not worried about political retaliation; I’m going to do my job.” Hidalgo County Justice of the Peace Bobby Contreras held a bond reduction hearing this morning, where both the District Attorney case lawyers and the defense met to agree on a half million dollar bond reduction, from one million set on Thursday. Defense attorney Ricardo Salinas vouching for his client,...

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Honduran Wanted Fugitive Arrested in Brownsville

A wanted fugitive from Honduras is arrested today in Brownsville. The suspect, wanted for murder, was caught when trying to enter the U.S. illegally. The suspect was traveling on a deserted road with four other people, when border patrol officers found him. Although the individual’s identity has not yet been released, we do know he’s a 30 year old Honduran native, wanted by Los Angeles Police for homicide. The suspect is expected to face a California judge by the end of the week, where he will formally be charged. He is scheduled to be extradited within the next few...

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Prime Suspect in McAllen Bar Murder to Begin Trial this Week

The prime suspect in the murder of a man at a McAllen bar last year is heading to trial this week. Manuel Jimenez Sanchez is the only one of 5 people charged in the shooting at the Gamehaus Gastro Pub that is taking his case to trial, changing his attorney to help defend him. Almost a year to date since the shooting at a local bar in McAllen and the presumed shooter, Manuel Jimenez Sanchez has gone forward to go to trial on the 29th of January. Jimenez Sanchez is scheduled to appear before 93rd District Court Rudy Delgado...

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