Tag: Willacy County

Family Speaks About Beloved Raymondville Woman

Willacy County (KFXV) — Authorities have released new details in the death of a missing Raymondville woman. After a month of searching for Nora Conde Villalobos, her family is now grieving her loss but police are still putting together pieces about what exactly happened to her.  Raymondville Police Chief, says 35-year-old, Juan Manuel Tobias, Jr. was the last person to be in contact with Villalobos, before she made a trip out of the valley.  Villalobos’ body was found Tuesday at a canal near FM 1015 and Nittler Road in Monte Alto, prompting the arrest of her boyfriend. Tobias faces...

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Arrest Made in Death of Missing Raymondville Woman

Willacy County (KFXV) — Tonight Raymondville police, have identified the woman– whose body was found in a canal in Monte Alto. Police have a man behind bars linked to her death.  The victim has been identified as the Raymondville woman who was reported missing, last month.  The man accused in this case is her boyfriend.  Thirty-five-year-old, Juan Manuel Tobias, Jr. is facing a murder charge and a $1M bond after a judge determined he’s a flight risk. His alleged victim has been identified as Nora Conde Villalobos– who was reported missing more than a month ago and whose body...

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Three Die in Collision in Raymondville; May Be Alcohol Related

RAYMONDVILLE (KFXV) — This afternoon, police responded to a collision that has left three dead. According to authorities, the incident happened on Highway 77, south of Conley Road in Willacy County. The driver of an Cadillac Escalade impacted another truck. Police identified the driver of the Escalade as 23-year-old, Abraham Cerda, originally from Brownsville. The two passengers in the other vehicle were identified as 72-year-old, Iban Rafael Garza, and 69-year-old, Catalina Garza — both from Port Isabel. All three died due to their injuries sustained in the impact. An investigation continues as to the cause of the accident, but...

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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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