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Mexican Mafia member arrested for smuggling by Border Patrol Agents

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EAGLE PASS, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Eagle Pass station arrested a Mexican Mafia member during a failed human smuggling attempt, Oct. 2.

Agents assisted Maverick County Sheriff’s deputies on a traffic stop in Eagle Pass and discovered three illegal aliens concealed in the back seat of the vehicle. The driver and front-seat passenger, both U.S. citizens, and the three illegal aliens were arrested and taken to the Eagle Pass South Station for processing.







“We enjoy an excellent relationship with our local law enforcement partners” said Del Rio Sector Chief Patrol Agent Raul L. Ortiz. “I applaud the Maverick County Sheriff’s Deputies and our agents, who worked together to stop a convicted felon from smuggling illegal aliens into our communities.”

The driver, identified as Juan Alberto Garcia, 39, is a self-admitted member of the Mexican Mafia and has an extensive criminal history. Garcia has multiple felony convictions throughout Texas for drug-related offenses and other crimes including assault, burglary and theft. He and the front-seat passenger will both be charged with 8 USC § 1324 – Alien Smuggling, and face up to 10 years in prison.

The illegal aliens apprehended, two from Ecuador and one Guatemalan national, will be processed in accordance with U.S. Customs and Border Protection guidelines.







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2.9 lbs of methamphetamine seized by narcotics deputies, two suspects arrested

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BEXAR COUNTY, Texas — Narcotics deputies with the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office have arrested two suspects following the execution of a search warrant on October 17.

The search warrant took deputies to the 1800 block of Plaza Del Sol on the West Side of San Antonio.







According to sources with the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office, they discovered 2.9 pounds of methamphetamine, three handguns, narcotic packaging materials, and scales to weigh the drugs.

Suspects Jose DeLeon and Rebecca Ayala were arrested and booked into the Bexar County Jail.

DeLeon was reportedly Charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substances Over 400 Grams.







Ayala was arrested for an outstanding warrant for Possession of a controlled substance Less Than 1 Gram.

The estimated street value of the seized methamphetamine was reportedly $67,300.







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Man arrested after allegedly breaking into ex-girlfriend’s home

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HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — Deputies with Constable Mark Herman’s Office arrested a man after he allegedly broke into his ex-girlfriend’s home on October 18.

Deputies responded to the 13900 block of Oneida Court after receiving a report of a known male banging on the woman’s front door and refusing to leave.







The suspect fled the scene on foot before deputies arrived.

The women told deputies the suspect had broken into her home earlier that day and fled once she told him she contacted law enforcement.

Sources with Constable Herman’s office say deputies searched the area earlier that day but had not been able to locate the suspect.







Deputies were able to obtain a description of the suspect from the woman and located him a short distance away from her home.

The suspect was identified as Cameron Perry and arrested.







He has been booked into the Harris County Jail and Charged with Criminal Trespass of a Habitation.

Sources with Constable Herman’s office say Perry’s bond has not been set at this time.

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UPDATE: 16-year old Mauricio Hernandez found safe

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UPDATE: According to SAPD, Mauricio Hernandez has been found safe.

No information has been released on how Mauricio was located.







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SAN ANTONIO, Texas San Antonio Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 16-year-old Mauricio Hernandez.

According to SAPD Mauricio has a diagnosed medical condition requiring doctor’s care.







Mauricio was last seen in the 9500 block of Silver Crown.

He was wearing a red t-shirt and blue jeans with brown sandals.







SAPD is urging anyone with information on Mauricio’s whereabouts to contact SAPD’s Missing Person’s Unit at 210-207-7660.

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