Brownsville woman sentenced to 10 years for cocaine smuggling

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announced today that Alma Delia Pecina, 37, of Brownsville, TX, was found guilty of possession of a controlled substance and sentenced to 10 years in prison. On February 23, 2012, a DPS Trooper conducted a traffic stop on a Buick for Speeding. When the Trooper asked for the defendant’s license and insurance, the […]


RAYMONDVILLE, TX – Raymondville – Lionel “Leo” Robles, 70, of Lyford, TX, entered eternal rest Monday, December 15, 2014, at his home surrounded by family and loved ones. Leo was born June 16, 1944 in Raymondville, Texas to Jose and Bartola Robles. At the young age of 23, Leo enlisted in the United States Army and served 4 years in […]

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

DECEMBER 10 – Executionof warrant/motion to revoke probation, possession of marijuana.Arrested: Javier Meza Resendez,W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. Jail.Disturbance, W. Wood Ave.,Raymondville.Execution of warrant/motionto revoke, probation – burglary ofa habitation. Arrested: Victor DeLos Reyes, Jr., W.C. Sheriff’sDept. Jail.Attempted suicide, W. WoodAve., Raymondville.Accident, S. of Lily Rd.,Lyford.DECEMBER 11- Orders ofemergency detention, P. Street,Harlingen.Harassment, Seminole Ave.,San Perlita.Theft, FM 1762 and CorreaRd., San Perlita.Execution of […]


DECEMBER 9 – Theft of service, 400 blk Holloway.Animal call/loose/stray, 900 blkof E. Hidalgo Ave.Animal call/loose/stray, 200 blkE. Yturria.Animal call/loose/stray, 200 blkN. 11th St.911 call, 12800 blk Glen Lofton.911 call, 100 blk FM 3168.911 call, 14000 blk FM 490.Animal call, 700 blk S. 3rd.Animal call/dead, 700 blk S. 3rd.Animal call/dead, 200 blk E.Raymond.911 call, 77 Business/Hidalgo.Alarm/audible, 800 blk W. Gem.Suspicious […]


THE STATE OF TEXAS:IN THE INTEREST OFCain Genesis Gonzales Cause No. 2014-CV-0042-AIN THE 197TH DISTRICT COURTOFWILLACY COUNTY, TEXAS TO: Unknown Father and all whom it may concern, respondents You have been sued. You may employ an attorney. If you or your attorney do (does) not file written answer with the clerk who issued this citation by 10 a.m. on the […]

Olivarez going to state jail on drug possession conviction

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announced today that Gustavo Lee Olivarez, 27, of Raymondville, TX, was found guilty of Possession of a Controlled Substance and sentenced to 16 months in State Jail. On July 6, 2014, Raymondville Police conducted a traffic stop on a Ford Expedition for a turn signal violation. When the officer approached the defendant, the […]

Alien smuggler sentenced to 3 years in prison

The Willacy County District Attorney’s Office announced today that David Ruiz, 28, of Brownsville, TX, was found guilty of Smuggling of Persons and sentenced to 3 years in prison. On September 6, 2014, a Willacy County Sheriff’s Deputy attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a Suburban for multiple traffic violations. When the Deputy approached the defendant’s vehicle the vehicle […]


15- Myra Green students treated for gas inhalation caused by prison training exercise

The incident with gas used to control riots that made 15 students and three staffers at Myra Green Middle School sick last week remains sort of strange. The Correction Corp. of America prison was using the gas as part of a training exercise which it does from time to time. The gas traveled about a mile east of the prison […]