Tag: robbery

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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Home Invasion In San Benito

By PETE BANDA   REPORTER REPORTER@SBNEWSPAPER.COM A botched home invasion on Thursday night resulted in one San Benito man in jail and another armed man expected to still be on the loose. Sherriff Omar Lucio confirmed at a press conference that Manuel Martinez Duenas, 25, of San Benito, is in custody after a 9-1-1 call …

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Busted!- Police nab robbery suspect

By PETE BANDA REPORTER reporter@sbnewspaper.com After more than a month on the run, a suspect wanted for an aggravated robbery case is finally behind bars.  On Monday, March 16th, San Benito Police located 18-year-old Eric Vento Gonzalez hiding out at a friend’s house located on the 500 Block of South Austin Street. During the apprehension …

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Police seek robbery suspect

By HEATHER CATHLEEN COX  Staff Writer Reporter@sbnewspaper.com It’s been over a week, and local authorities are still trying to apprehend 18-year-old Eric Gonzalez of San Benito, who is wanted in connection to two aggravated robberies in Cameron County. At approximately 8:20 p.m. on Feb. 17 at a San Benito convenience store located on the intersection of …

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BREAKING: Police say elderly man robbed by people he tried to help

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com San Benito police have reported that a 65-year-old disabled man was allegedly assaulted and robbed by the same people he was trying to help. According to a San Benito Police Department press release, 53-year-old Eduardo Reyes Valladares of San Benito was arrested on the 1000 block of West …

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