Matt Sergey Earns Pitcher of the Week Honors

Courtesy Bill Harrington, Laredo, TX - The official statistician of the American Association, Pointstreak, has announced that Laredo Lemurs RHP Matt Sergey has been named this week’s Pointstreak Pitcher of the Week for the week ending August 30. Sergey made one start this week and made it count. In a Tuesday outing against the Grand Prairie AirHogs, he tossed a complete game one-hit shutout. The Lemurs took a 9-0 win as Sergey walked just one batter and struck out 12. The start was only his second with the Lemurs. Laredo acquired Sergey in a trade on August 15 from the Washington WildThings of the Frontier League. ...

CBP Officers Seize More Than Half a Million in Heroin and Cocaine at the Laredo Port of Entry

Courtesy Richard Pauza,  LAREDO, TEXAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers assigned to work at the Lincoln Juarez Bridge seized heroin and cocaine with a combined value of $656,207 this past weekend. “These are excellent interceptions from our CBP officers,” said Port Director Joseph Misenhelter, Laredo Port of Entry.  “These seizures demonstrate how our officers’ determination, training and utilization of technology and canines led to the discovery of these hard narcotics.” The latest incident occurred on Sunday, Aug. 30 when a CBP officer referred a 1997 Ford Explorer driven by a 25-year-old male Mexican citizen from Lomas De Tzompantle, Mexico for a ...

Webb County Sheriff Deputies seize heroin, arrest woman

Courtesy Brenda Medina, Laredo, TX (Webb County) – A woman is behind bars after Webb County Sheriff Deputies found more than $100,000 worth of heroin in her possession Saturday night.  A deputy patrolling near the 300 block of Bob Bullock Loop in South Laredo pulled over a white Honda Accord driven by Biancca Veronica Gonzalez, 23. As authorities approached the vehicle, they noticed a strong smell of marijuana as Gonzalez lowered her window. Following verbal consent to search the vehicle, a Texas DPS K-9 that was called in to assist alerted authorities to the back of the passenger’s side. That’s where they found ...


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[1 Sep 2015 | Comments Off | ]
Matt Sergey Earns Pitcher of the Week Honors

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Courtesy Bill Harrington,
Laredo, TX - The official statistician of the American Association, Pointstreak, has announced that Laredo Lemurs RHP Matt Sergey has been named this week’s Pointstreak Pitcher of the Week for the week ending August 30.
Sergey made one start this week and made it count. In a Tuesday outing against the Grand Prairie AirHogs, he tossed a complete game one-hit shutout. The Lemurs took a 9-0 win as Sergey walked just one batter and struck out 12.
The start was only his second with the Lemurs. Laredo acquired Sergey in …

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CBP Officers Seize More Than Half a Million  in Heroin and Cocaine at the Laredo Port of Entry

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Courtesy Richard Pauza, 
LAREDO, TEXAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers assigned to work at the Lincoln Juarez Bridge seized heroin and cocaine with a combined value of $656,207 this past weekend.
“These are excellent interceptions from our CBP officers,” said Port Director Joseph Misenhelter, Laredo Port of Entry.  “These seizures demonstrate how our officers’ determination, training and utilization of technology and canines led to the discovery of these hard narcotics.”
The latest incident occurred on Sunday, Aug. 30 when a CBP officer referred a 1997 Ford Explorer driven …

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Webb County Sheriff Deputies seize heroin, arrest woman

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Courtesy Brenda Medina,
Laredo, TX (Webb County) – A woman is behind bars after Webb County Sheriff Deputies found more than $100,000 worth of heroin in her possession Saturday night. 
A deputy patrolling near the 300 block of Bob Bullock Loop in South Laredo pulled over a white Honda Accord driven by Biancca Veronica Gonzalez, 23. As authorities approached the vehicle, they noticed a strong smell of marijuana as Gonzalez lowered her window. Following verbal consent to search the vehicle, a Texas DPS K-9 that was called in to assist …

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New Semester,  New TAMIU App!

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Courtesy Steve Harmon,
(Laredo, Texas)- If it’s a new semester, it’s time for a new app!
The Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) mobile phone and tablet application, “TAMIU Mobile,” has been updated and redesigned to better fit TAMIU students’ and visitors’ needs.
The free app is available from iTunes and Google Play apps stores.
TAMIU students will find convenient access to student schedules, grades, Banner notifications and Degree Works through TAMIU Mobile.
Faculty will also have access to TAMIU Mobile and can receive new notifications, class schedules and rosters.
Everyone will have access …

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Laredo Lemurs Sell Player Contract to Miami Marlins

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Courtesy Bill Harrington, 
Laredo, TX – The Laredo Lemurs have sold the contract of outfielder Eudy Pina to the Miami Marlins.  Pina was scheduled to be play for the Lemurs but he had his contract bought out by the Marlins before he could put on a Laredo Lemurs uniform.
Pina is a former member of the New York Mets organization making it up to their Double-A affiliate in Binghamton, New York.  In 67 games for the Binghamton Mets, Pina batted .305 with 2 home runs and 20 RBI’s before getting released. 
Pina has …