CBP Officers at Laredo Port of Entry Arrest Fugitive Wanted on Homicide Warrant

Courtesy Richard Pauza,   LAREDO, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Laredo Port of Entry this week apprehended a Plano man wanted in Greenville County, Texas in connection with an outstanding warrant for homicide.   “CBP officers working primary inspection duties are our front line of defense and this week they discovered a man with an outstanding homicide warrant,” said Joseph Misenhelter, Port Director, Laredo. “Their alertness, vigilance and commitment to the CBP mission with apprehensions like these help keep our community safe.” The fugitive apprehension occurred on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014 at the Gateway to the Americas Bridge ...

W.C.S.O. Arrests Wanted Suspect

Courtesy Brenda Medina, Laredo, TX (Webb County) – A joint effort between the Webb County Sheriff’s Office and a federal law enforcement agency led to the arrest of a fugitive. A warrant issued July 8, 2014 for Demetrio Cedillo-Gonzalez, 35, alerted authorities he was wanted for attempted murder in South Carolina. The report indicated Cedillo reportedly stabbed a man his neck causing extensive injuries which could have led to death. The Webb County Sheriff’s Office Civil and Warrants division in collaboration with the U.S. Marshals Taskforce gathered sufficient details indicating the suspect was in Laredo. Upon further investigation, officials were able to ...

Guitar Center Gifts Alexander High School Choir Members An Electric Guitar

Courtesy Veronica Cantu, (Laredo, Tx)-The J.B. Alexander High School choir members were presented with a guitar from Guitar Center in honor of their upcoming performance with rock band Foreigner.  Choir members from both Alexander and United High Schools will be performing with the band tonight.  They will sing their hit song I Want to Know What Love Is.  Pictured with the Fender guitar from left to right, are:  AHS students Cheyenne Castro and Debbie Mitchell, Guitar Center Manager Luis Bedolla, AHS students Salma Pachiano and Karina N. Flores, and AHS choir director Michael Guzman.  The group will have the band autograph ...


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Courtesy Xochitl Mora,
(Laredo, Tx)-All City of Laredo administrative offices will be closed on Monday, September 1, 2014, in observance of Labor Day. Protective and emergency services will be operational.
There will be regular scheduled garbage pick-up on that day.  The City of Laredo Landfill will also be open on Labor Day, as well.
In observance of Labor Day, the Laredo Public Library be closed Monday, September 1 and reopen on Tuesday, September 2.  The Bruni Library Branch will be closed on both Monday and Tuesday and reopen on Wednesday, September 3.
 
The …

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Courtesy Xochitl Mora,

Mayor on tap for re-signing of Sister Cities Agreement, celebration of Spain’s battle for independence
 (Laredo, TX )  City of Laredo Mayor Raul G. Salinas is on a visit to the city that is Laredo’s namesake: Laredo, Cantabria Spain, at the invitation of Mayor Angel Vega Madrazo, for a re-affirmation of the Sister Cities Agreement, as well as to be a part of the week-long celebration of Spain’s battle for independence.
 “This is a wonderful opportunity for Laredo to not only strengthen its relationship with our namesake and its government, …

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Courtesy Steve Harmon
  (Laredo, Tx)- The Fall Semester is now underway at Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) and the campus has welcomed 34 new faculty members from all around the world.  The new faculty members were introduced at the annual Fall Faculty and Administrative Staff Assembly Monday.
 Provost and vice president for Academic Affairs Dr. Pablo Arenaz said the new hires help the University to sustain its growth.
“These new faculty members, recruited from all over the world, will enable us to continue to both drive and sustain our academic growth and …

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CBP Officers at Laredo Port of Entry Arrest Fugitive Wanted on Homicide Warrant

Courtesy Richard Pauza,

 
LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Laredo Port of Entry this week apprehended a Plano man wanted in Greenville County, Texas in connection with an outstanding warrant for homicide. 
 “CBP officers working primary inspection duties are our front line of defense and this week they discovered a man with an outstanding homicide warrant,” said Joseph Misenhelter, Port Director, Laredo. “Their alertness, vigilance and commitment to the CBP mission with apprehensions like these help keep our community safe.”
The fugitive apprehension occurred on Tuesday, …

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W.C.S.O. Arrests Wanted Suspect

Courtesy Brenda Medina,

Laredo, TX (Webb County) – A joint effort between the Webb County Sheriff’s Office and a federal law enforcement agency led to the arrest of a fugitive.
A warrant issued July 8, 2014 for Demetrio Cedillo-Gonzalez, 35, alerted authorities he was wanted for attempted murder in South Carolina. The report indicated Cedillo reportedly stabbed a man his neck causing extensive injuries which could have led to death.
The Webb County Sheriff’s Office Civil and Warrants division in collaboration with the U.S. Marshals Taskforce gathered sufficient details indicating the suspect …