Tag: Roma

18-year-old Salvador Martinez charged in the murder of a 17-year-old RGC teen

A fourth suspect in the murder of a 17 year old in Rio Grande City is formally charged. Tuesday afternoon, 18 year old Salvador Martinez was charged with tampering with evidence and tampering with a body. He pleaded not guilty to the charges against him. 17 year old Chase Olivarez disappeared at the end of July. His body was found at the beginning of August on a ranch in Roma. Investigators say that a disagreement between the suspects and the victim could have been the motive. Martinez received a bond of $ 750,000 dollars. The trial date is set...

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Roma Shooting Hoax Spread Online

An online Hoax on Social Media overnight caused major concerns in one valley city. The post, which was circulated online between students, said there would be a school shooting at Roma high school. Roma ISD police were made aware of the online threat and immediatly reached out to the student making the claim. Police tell parents they are now investigating the case and that school will resume as normal throughout the rest of the...

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Three Teens Arrested For Murder of Missing RGC Teen

Starr County (KFXV) — Three juveniles have been arrested in connection to the disappearance, and now murder, of Chayse Olivarez.   We previously reported Olivarez went missing in late July.  Late friday, our sister station Univision 48 broke the news as the Starr District Attorney’s office announced three juveniles had been arrested in connection to Olivarez’ death — whose body was discovered in Roma.  One of the teens has been charged with tampering with evidence. The other two — identified as Jose Luis Garcia Jr of Rio Grande City, and a still yet unidentified second teen — have been...

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Border Patrol Captures Sex Offenders and Zeta Member

Border patrol agents captured a number of sex offenders and a member of the Zeta cartel, all of whom escaped from a mexican prison. According to border patrol, Agents working near Roma were called to take custody of an undocumented person. During their investigation, they discovered a warrant issued by the Mexican Government for illegal possession of a firearm, for escaping prison in 2013, and confirmed him as a member of “Los Zetas” In a separate incident, agents also arrested “Several” Mexican Nationals with various sex offenses that include: indecency with a child, criminal sexual conduct with a child and child...

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