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Archives for February 2011

CBP Officers at Eagle Pass Port of Entry Seize 111 Pounds of Marijuana, Piedras Negras Man Arrested

Courtesy U.S. Customs & Border Protection,  EAGLE PASS, TEXAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Eagle Pass Port of Entry on Thursday seized 111 pounds of alleged marijuana during a routine vehicle inspection.   The seizure occurred on Feb. 24 at the Camino Real Bridge . A CBP officer referred a 1993

LPD Narcotics & Vice Squad Round up Seven “Johns” on City’s West Side

Courtesy Joe Baeza, Seven  unlucky men were arrested for soliciting sex from an undercover police officer in exchange for money.  The sting took place late last night on the city’s west side (San Bernardo area) in order to attempt to clean the streets of prostitution.  The LPD Narcotics and Vice squad set up a sting

Cuellar Votes to protect COPS Hiring Program

Courtesy Lesley Lopez, Ensures 22 police officers with the Laredo Police Dept. remain on the patrol  WASHINGTON, DC –  Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced he voted to prevent 22 police officers with the Laredo Police Department from losing their jobs by supporting an amendment to H.R. 1, the Full-Year Continuing Resolution Act of 2011. The

CBP Officers, Agriculture Specialists in South Texas Seize Large Amounts of Narcotics, Currency, Fake Documents, Prohibited Items in FY 2010

Courtesy U.S. Customs & Border Protection, (SOUTH TEXAS) – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers and agriculture specialists at eight South Texas ports of entry seized a significant amount of narcotics, currency, false documents, and uncovered numerous immigration and agricultural violations during fiscal year 2010. Fiscal Year 2010 began October 1, 2009 and ended

MHS Student’s act of Selflessness to Help the Homeless

 By: Mimi Valdez- Rodriguez (Laredo, Tx)-Daunted by the alarming fact that one out of every three homeless people are under the age of 18, Martin High School senior student Fernando Medina started  Aéropostale “Teens for Jeans” at his campus empowering his classmates to help take action against youth homelessness by collecting close to 1,000 denim

UPDATE – US 83 (Guadalupe-Chihuahua) Street-Lane Closures

Courtesy Raul Leal, LAREDO, Tx -The following street-lane closures are in effect for US 83 (Guadalupe-Chihuahua Sts.) between Monterrey Ave. and Cedar Ave. in Laredo/Webb County: •NEW Sanders Avenue, between Rosario and Chihuahua , will be closed February 23, 2011 for approximately one week. •Marcella Avenue, between Guadalupe and Chihuahua , will be closed beginning

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