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DEFENDANT FIRES BACK: Engineering firm named in water plant lawsuit alleges Commission being ‘mislead’; City Attorney responds

By JACOB LOPEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Harlingen-based Cruz-Hogan Consultants, one of several firms named as a defendant in a lawsuit claiming deficiencies associated with a $17 million water treatment plant it was contracted to design, has alleged in a statement that the San Benito City Commission is being “mislead” by City Manager Manuel Lara and City …

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UPDATE: Deceptive trade practices, fraud alleged in City lawsuit against water plant’s engineers, manufacturers

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com Fraud, negligence, breach of contract and violations of the Deceptive Trade Practices Act are among the allegations cited in a 13-page lawsuit that the City of San Benito filed against the engineers and manufactures involved in the design and construction of a problematic water treatment facility. The civil suit …

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BREAKING: San Benito files lawsuit against water plant’s engineers, manufacturers for ‘deficiencies’

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com The City of San Benito has filed a lawsuit against the engineers and companies involved in the construction of a $17 million water plant that has been rendered inoperable. Defendants named in the lawsuit are Evoqua Water Technologies, LLC; U.S. Filter Wastewater Group Inc.; Siemens Corporation; CSA Construction, Inc.; …

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Woman jailed for writing $12k hot check

By HEATHER CATHLEEN COX Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Local police have arrested a San Benito woman accused of writing hot checks for approximately $12,000. Lorena Mendiola Treviño, 27, of San Benito was arrested on July 28, when she was charged with forgery, felony theft and fraud. On July 17, officers with the San Benito Police Department …

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