Tag: Texas Rangers

One Year Since Nahomi Rodriguez disappeared

Harlingen (KFXV) — Tonight marks one year since the disappearance of the young Nahomi Rodriguez– whose remains were found in April, however her disappearance still remains a mystery and police have yet to have any leads as to who may be responsible for her death. The investigation into Nahomi’s homicide continues but one year later her family is still looking for closure as they continue to mourn her loss. An unexplainable pain — is what Blanca Rodriguez has felt for the past 365 days. One year ago, her daughter Nahomi Rodriguez disappeared after finishing her work shift in Harlingen....

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A chase for a violent inmate ended in a shooting in San Benito

Olmito (KFXV) — A chase for an inmate who escaped from authorities and then killed someone during a carjacking, ended in a shooting in San Benito. Authorities tell us the inmate whose been identified as Miguel Garcia died after a gunshot exchange with law enforcement. According to Brownsville police, it was near one this afternoon when the received a call of an aggravated assault on the 3700 block of Boca Chica Boulevard. A county inmate, identified as Miguel Garcia, was being transported to receive medical attention when he attacked the county guard. The suspect swam across a resaca to...

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Nahomi Rodriguez Remains Identified

Harlingen (KFXV) — Officials confirming the human remains found four days ago in Rio Hondo, belong to 19-year-old, Nahomi Rodriguez, missing as of July of last year. Message sent by Enedina Sanchez, Nahomi’s aunt, to the people responsible for the teenager’s homicide.  Nahomi Rodriguez was last seen on July 17th — caught on surveillance video leaving work, in a gray color SUV — the identity of the driver and his relationship to her is unknown.  According to Harlingen Chief of Police, the remains found near Road 544 in Rio Hondo, belong to Rodriguez –findings that leave family members heartbroken. The...

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Willacy Co. Sheriff Under Investigation for Misuse of Funds

WILLACY COUNTY (KFXV) — The Willacy County Sheriff, Larry Spencer confirmed that their office is under investigation by the Texas Rangers and Homeland Security. It stems from discrepancies found in use of funds from the “Stone Garden” and “Border Star” grants that pay for overtime work. As part of their protocol, the investigation will audit records regarding dispersal of funds. Sheriff Spencer told FOX NEWS that his office is fully cooperating with the investigation and providing all records asked for, and adds he hopes the investigation is resolved soon due to the financial situation the county finds itself...

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Man Found Guilty of Brutal Double Homicide

A grand jury in Starr County indicted Jesus Angel Rebollar for two counts of capital murder that sent shockwaves of disbelief throughout the community. We first reported in early November, the grisly murder of a father and his son, 41-year-old Hector Garcia and three year-old, Julian Garcia, in Rio Grande City near the intersection of Woods Brothers Road and Sagunada St. The victims were found, gunned down in their vehicle. Julian Garcia later died at an area hospital from his injuries. Rebollar, now faces life in prison. The Texas Rangers, Starr County Sheriff’s Office and the District Attorney continue...

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