Tag: San Benito CISD Police Department

ABUSE BOMBSHELL: SBCISD cop accused of official oppression, child injury fired

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com An officer with the San Benito CISD Police Department facing charges of official oppression and injury to a child has been fired, school district officials confirmed Thursday. According to Cameron County Sheriff Omar Lucio, now-former SBCISD police officer Joe Mendez was arrested Wednesday after he turned himself in to …

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Landrum fine arts teacher arrested again; accused of sexually harassing fifth grader

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com Two additional charges have been filed against Landrum Elementary School fine arts teacher Joe Mendez, who was arrested in September on five counts of assault, for the alleged sexual harassment of a fifth grade student. Mendez, 57, was arrested Friday, Oct. 4, and charged with two counts of class …

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BREAKING: Landrum teacher faces assault charge for allegedly kissing student

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com Another San Benito educator is under investigation for inappropriate behavior with a student. San Benito Police Department Assistant Operations Chief Michael Galvan confirmed Thursday that Landrum Elementary School fine arts teacher Joe Mendez was arrested by deputies with the Cameron County Sheriff’s Office on Monday for failing to appear …

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