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[29 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
LPD Narcotics Bust

Courtesy Joe Baeza,
On June 28th Laredo Police Narcotics Vice Unit assisted by Laredo Police patrol division conducted a narcotics investigation by the 300 block of Ocean.  Suspected narcotics related activity was detected at the residence after operating surveillance.  The narcotics team approached the home and asked for consent to search the residence from the owner of the home.  After consent was obtained the Narcotics team recovered (3) bundles of Marijuana with a combined weight of 64.5 pounds. Juan Rubio, Jose Mata and Antonio Trevino,  were arrested for Possession of Marijuana F/2. The three …

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[29 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
Tropical Storm rains out Bronco, White Wing double header

Coutesy Danny Angel,
The tropical storm that had already forced the rescheduling of game four of the Broncos (13-19), White Wings  (14-18) series, has now caused the cancellation of the final two games of the series all together.
The Broncos won the first two games of the series in Harlingen by the score of 6-2 in game one and 10-3 in game two played last night. 
The tropical storm watch was planned to begin at 1 PM on Wednesday and shifted to early Tuesday morning with rain falling before the Broncos even reached …

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[29 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]

Courtesy Raul Leal,
Social Media to reinforce storm preparedness messages
(LAREDO) – Currently, the TxDOT Laredo District is preparing to lend assistance and support to neighboring TxDOT districts and the traveling public in the following manner:
●    Stocking up on fuel in case supplies are disrupted by the weather.
●    Traveling potential evacuation routes to address any immediate repair needs.
●    Getting response crews ready to provide assistance to impacted coastal regions after the storm makes landfall.
●    Advising TxDOT employees to prepare their families for the days they may be away from home.
●    Counting all …

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[29 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
Gov. Perry Appoints LISD Educator to State Panel

Courtesy Roberto Treviño,
 Governor Rick Perry earlier this month appointed Diana Juarez, LISD Director of Staff Development, to the Communities in School State Advisory Committee (CISSAC). The nine-member State Advisory Committee, appointed by the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Speaker of the House, works closely with the Texas Education Agency and the CIS State Office to help provide guidance and support the implementation and growth of the program statewide.
The Governor and the Lt. Governor made several appointments and reappointments to the CIS State Advisory Committee this month that will bring a …

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[29 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
CUELLAR SUPPORTS SUPREME COURT RULING ON SECOND AMENDMENT RIGHTS

  Courtesy Ashley Patterson, 
High Court Rules Individual Right to Bear Arms Applies Nationwide
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) released the following statement in response to the United States Supreme Court decision affirming state and local rights for individuals to keep and bear arms. On Monday, the high court ruled to uphold nationwide the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution, concluding that the constitutional right of an individual to keep and bear arms is protected from state and local laws restricting gun ownership.
 “I support the Supreme …

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[29 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]

Courtesy Danny Angel,
(June 28th, Harlingen TX) -The Broncos (13-19) scored nine runs in the first four innings and cruised to a 10-3 victory over the White Wings (14-18) in game two of their four game series.  Former White Wings RHP Juan Peralta (2-1) made his fifth start for the Broncos and first against his former team.  RHP David Cross (1-4) was on the mound for the White Wings. Cross, back on May 27th, opening night against the Broncos picked up his one and only win to this point in the …

MUNICIPAL UPDATES, SPORTS »

[29 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]

Laredo Fire Fighters Association
 Want to support the kids in your neighborhood
The Laredo Fire Fighters Association presents the
Manadas Trail 5K Run and Volleyball Tournament
on
Saturday, July 3, 2010
to raise money to improve Laredo’s parks with new playground equipment
for the youth of our community to enjoy.
Participants can pre-register now thru July 1, 2010 at the
Laredo Fire Department Central Station at (956) 795-2150  
OR
City of Laredo Parks & Leisure Department at (956) 795-2350.
See attached registration forms.
Cost is only $15 per Volleyball Team –or- $10 per 5K Runner.
Supporting Laredo’s parks means supporting Laredo’s …

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[29 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
LPD traffic stop leads to over 1,900 lbs of Marijuana

Courtesy Joe Baeza,
 On June 25, 2010 An LPD officer spotted a tractor trailer near a truck stop located off of IH-35.  The officer witnessed a traffic violation committed by the truck and the vehicle was stopped as it exited near the truck stop.  After routine questioning the officer noted inconsistencies in the driver’s story.   An  LPD canine was summoned to the location.  The Police K-9 alerted to the presence of illegal contraband within the trailer and a search was conducted whereas several bundles of marijuana were located inside the trailer.  …

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[29 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
Tip Leads to Drug Seizure

Courtesy Joe Baeza,
On June 26, 2010  members of the Laredo Police Department’s Narcotics Unit received information that bundles of marijuana were being stored at the 3200 W. Fiesta.  Surveillance was immediately set up on this residence on the second day of surveillance at approximately 3 p.m., a Maroon Chevrolet truck was observed arriving at said location.  The driver, identified later as Luis Rodriguez-Reyes, exited the vehicle and met with a male subject from inside the residence. After a brief conversation, Luis Rodriguez-Reyes and his passenger, identified later as Margarito Rodriguez-Carreon, …

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[29 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]

Courtesy Danny Angel,
The White Wings announced during sunday’s game one of the four game series between the Broncos and the White Wings that the two teams will play a double header on Tuesday June 29th to avoid a tropical storm expected to hit Harlingen on Wednesday.
 Game four, originally scheduled for 11:05 AM on Wednesday June 30th will now be played at 10:35 AM on Tuesday June 29th with game two of the double header starting at 7:05 PM.
 
The Broncos now have an off day on Wednesday June 30th before taking on …