Tag Archive: arrested

Jun 17 2016

BANDITS STRIKE AGAIN!- Over $10,000 worth of merchandise stolen from furniture store

NEWS Staff Report   After yet another break in at a company located in downtown San Benito, police are urging citizens to take precautions against thieves. Vandals broke into Garza Furniture earlier this week, stealing over $10,000 worth of merchandise, including several big screen televisions and air condition units. This is reportedly the third time …

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Jan 06 2016

Four tax officials arrested on multiple felony charges including bribery

By STEVEN RAY HERNANDEZ   Editor Editor@sbnewspaper.com Four Cameron County tax officials are in custody after being arrested on multiple felony charges Wednesday morning. According to a press release issued by the Cameron County District Attorney’s Office, County Tax-Assessor-Collector Tony Yzaguirre, Chief of Investigations and Enforcement Lieutenant Joe Mireles, Sergeant Pete Garza and Omar Sanchez-Paz …

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Sep 09 2015

Police: Woman arrested for Intoxication Assault after driving against traffic

By PETE BANDA     Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com After an early morning crash that sent two people to the hospital last Wednesday, one of them was arrested and charged with Intoxication Assault and given a $50,000 bond. According to police, Maria Rivera Pineda, a 32-year-old resident of Harlingen, was transported to a local hospital after …

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Jul 29 2015

U.S. Marshals Nab Wanted SB Man

By PETE BANDA     Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com A San Benito man wanted for sexual assault for nearly three weeks was apprehended by United States Marshals this past weekend. Robert Mollish, who had originally contacted police stating he would turn himself in, was reportedly picked in Harlingen. The 45-year-old San Benito resident was wanted for …

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Jun 03 2015

‘Daycare Bandit’ arrested after tip

By PETE BANDA      Staff Writer Reporter@sbnewspaper.com A few weeks ago, a local daycare was burglarized of nearly all their electronic appliances. Tablets, televisions, laptops… all gone! Well, after a few leads were followed up on by the San Benito Police Department, a local man has finally been apprehended, nearly three weeks after the date …

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May 27 2015

Man arrested on Aggravated Assault charge

By PETE BANDA      Staff Writer Reporter@sbnewspaper.com On Friday May 22, at around 9:50 pm., San Benito police officers responded to a call at a trailer park located on the 300 block of South Oscar Williams Rd. in reference to a domestic disturbance. According to police, when officers arrived, they made contact with a female …

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May 15 2015

Jailer arrested in La Feria, arraigned in SB after assaulting officer

By PETE BANDA Staff Writer Reporter@sbnewspaper.com A La Feria man is being held on a $100,000 bond after being charged with three separate offenses stemming from an altercation with his girlfriend. Santos Montes was originally arrested for domestic violence in La Feria, but upon being detained, picked up a resisting arrest charge as well as an …

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Apr 22 2015

SBPD employee fired/arrested

By PETE BANDA  Staff Writer Reporter@sbnewspaper.com A former communications officer for the city of San Benito is facing felony charges for allegedly passing contraband to a female prisoner inside of San Benito City Jail. According to a press release by the SBPD,  Mario Alberto Villars Jr., an employee of the city for over three years was …

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Mar 18 2015

Two arrested in local prostitution sting

By PETE BANDA Staff Writer Reporter@sbnewspaper.com On Friday, March 13th, after several formal complaints were made, The San Benito Police department successfully completed a sting operation aimed at prostitution in the bar district along the 200 block of West Robertson Street. According to a statement issued by police, several undercover officers posing as potential customers entered …

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Nov 07 2014

Teen faces drug, child endangerment charges

By JACOB LOPEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com A 19-year-old San Benito man has been arrested for possession of a controlled substance, three counts of child endangerment and drug paraphernalia, according to local authorities. At 6:12 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 3, officers with the San Benito Police Department responded to a residence on the 400 block of Commerce …

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