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Rio Hondo may name new police chief by Dec. 8

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com RIO HONDO – The City of Rio Hondo is closer to deciding the local police department’s new chief. Mayor Gus Olivares said on Wednesday that the City Commission interviewed the top three applicants selected by the administration from a pool of about 10 or 12 candidates. “We did some …

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Rio Hondo seeks new police chief

By JACOB LOPEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com RIO HONDO – City of Rio Hondo officials confirmed this week that Chief Weldon Matlock of the Rio Hondo Police Department has stepped down from his post. Currently, RHPD Sergeant Victor Tamayo is assigned as interim police chief. “Mr. Matlock – he moved on to another job,” said Rio Hondo …

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‘Loss of control’ cited in chief’s demotion

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com The loss of control of his staff was cited as one of the determining factors in Santiago R. Garcia’s demotion from the school district’s police chief to police officer. Garcia was informed of the reassignment via correspondence from San Benito CISD Interim Superintendent Dr. Ismael Cantu on Friday, Jan. …

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