Tag: guilty plea

Local men among six to plead guilty in firearms scheme

NEWS Staff Report BROWNSVILLE – An investigation into the illegal purchase of firearms has culminated with the guilty pleas and pending sentences of six Rio Grande Valley men, two of whom resided in San Benito and Los Fresnos. The investigated was conducted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. According to Angela Dodge, …

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Ex-school cop pleads guilty to child injury

By JACOB LOPEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com A former San Benito CISD police officer on Monday pled guilty to injury to a child, according to Melissa Landín, public information officer for the office of Cameron County District Attorney Luis V. Saenz. Joe Mendez was accused in February of assaulting a 15-year-old female student while serving as an …

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Driver in deadly wreck gets 50 years

NEWS Staff Report BROWNSVILLE – A McAllen woman charged with five counts of intoxication manslaughter pled guilty to the crime after accepting a plea deal on Thursday. Margaret Gil, 32, was involved in a June 30, 2013 car wreck on State Highway 100 near Los Fresnos. Gil was driving a 2006 Toyota RAV 4 going …

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Guilty plea made in connection with bus driver’s death

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com Felipe Sanchez Jr., the driver of a vehicle involved in a February collision that left a San Benito CISD school bus driver dead, pled guilty Thursday to a charge in connection with the incident, the 107th State District Court confirmed Friday. Court officials could not, however, immediately verify the …

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Ex-RHPD cop pleads guilty to gun charges

Special to the NEWS BROWNSVILLE – Armando Duenez has entered a plea of guilty to conspiracy to export firearms and failure to appear, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced Thursday. Duenez, 31, who entered the plea late Wednesday afternoon, was employed as a police officer with the Rio Hondo Police Department during the offense. The …

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