Tag: rgc

Unidentified Body Found In Rio Grande City

Authorities investigate the finding of a dead body in Rio Grande City. Hidalgo County authorities and border patrol agents responded to the call at around 11:40 this morning in an area near military and main streets. Although the person is presumed to have drowned, the cause of death is still unknown.  A judge has ordered an autopsy. Authorities have not confirmed the sex of the victim or his or her approximate age. We will give you further details as soon as they are made...

Read More

Attorney of Woman Accused of Voter Fraud Speaks Out

Lozano’s attorney tells us that his office has yet to receive more information on the arrest of his client. 37-year-old Erika Lozano Pelayo was arrested Thursday afternoon on charges of election fraud and fraudulent application for ballot by mail. She is the second one to be detained, 50-year-old Ernestina Barron was also arrested in this investigation on the charges of falsification of documents,  Pelayo’s attorney Jay Pena spoke to Fox News on the situation. Pena says that his client is a mother of four and has never been any problems with the law before Starr County District Attorney, Omar Escobar...

Read More

Teen Could Be Charged as Adult in Murder

Today Judge Romero Molina heard all the evidence in today’s hearing to see if the juvenile will be moved to the adult court system. Chayse Olivares was reported missing in late July and his body was found over two weeks later in a ranch near Roma. The prosecutor of this specific teen said in today’s hearing, neither of the juveniles in custody is alleged to have been the shooter. He told us that any case involving a murder is something that always impacts the community. Canales stresses the importance of protecting the rights of minors.  He hopes that when the...

Read More

Father of Chayse Olivarez is shot in front of his home in Rio Grande City

The father of Chayse Olivarez, the teen who disappeared and whose body was found in August, was shot several times in front of his home on Friday night in Rio Grande City. Casimiro Olivarez is currently hospitalized, however, his condition is unknown. The Rio Grande City Police Department, the Starr County Sheriff’s Office, and the Texas Rangers are investigating this case. If you have information that could help officers, call the Rio Grande City Police Department at (956)...

Read More