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Garcia found not guilty in Marine’s death

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com BROWNSVILLE – A jury on Friday found Juan Carlos Garcia, the driver of a vehicle that struck and killed U.S. Marine Corps veteran Edoardo “Eddie” Polanco near Los Fresnos last year, not guilty of criminal negligent homicide, according to Public Information Officer Melissa Zamora of the Cameron County District …

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Local veteran maintains roadside memorial where Marine was killed

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com LOS FRESNOS – Twenty-five year-old Marine Corps veteran Edoardo “Eddie” Polanco was killed in an auto-pedestrian accident on March 18, 2012, outside of Los Fresnos on State Hwy 100, where he was reportedly jogging in training for an upcoming marathon. Since then, a makeshift memorial was placed at …

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JUST CAUSE: Widow seeks justice for slain Marine

By CHRISTINA R. GARZA Special to the NEWS LOS FRESNOS – A Marine Corps Meritorious Mast award to Edoardo “Eddie” Polanco is on display at his home in Los Fresnos. Among the many achievements listed is Eddie Polanco’s participation in 25 tactical convoys covering over 6,000 miles in Iraq, where he served two tours before …

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