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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

WEBB COUNTY NEWS

New Webb County Tax Assessor Sworn In

Courtesy Larry Sanchez, (Laredo, Texas)-Newly appointed Tax Assessor Collector Norma C. Farabough is sworn in by 49th District Court Judge Joe Lopez.  Farabough was appointed to her position Monday by Webb County Commissioners.  She officially starts her duties on Monday.    

Man Found Guilty of Murder

Courtesy Yanira Deleon, (Laredo, Texas)-The Office of the District Attorney reports a guilty verdict for Mario Alberto Martinez, 21, who was charged with murder for killing a homeless man.  The case came to light on October 25, 2016, when the victim’s girlfriend waived down a Laredo Police Department officer and informed him about the assault.

Man sentenced to eight years for theft of motor vehicles

Courtesy Yanira Deleon, (Laredo, Texas)-The District Attorney’s Office secured a guilty plea in its case against Vicente Lozano Reyes, 40, who was linked to an auto-theft ring. On December 23, 2015, the Laredo Police Department Communication Division received a call from a man stating to police that his vehicle was stolen at his place of

Columbus Day Holiday Closure

Courtesy Larry Sanchez, (Laredo, Texas)-In observance of the Columbus Day holiday, all Webb County administrative offices will be closed Monday, October 9, 2017.  The holiday closure includes the Webb County Tax Assessor Collector’s Office. The Webb County Sheriff’s Department Administrative Offices will also be closed.  All emergency services will be available. Webb County Offices will

Local Businesses Raided in Illegal Gambling Investigation

(Laredo, Texas)The Webb County District Attorney’s Office reports that simultaneous raids occurred at two eight-liner establishments in connection to illegal gambling operations. The investigation spanned several months and developed into a multi-agency task force that targeted approximately 11 subjects involved in the illegal gambling operation. Laredo Police Department Narcotics/Vice Unit led the operation with the

Man sentenced to 10 years for robbery

Courtesy Yanira Deleon, (Laredo, Texas)-The District Attorney’s Office has secured a guilty plea in its case against Enrique Rico Jr. for his role as the getaway driver in a robbery case. On June 3, 2014, Laredo Police Department Communication Center received a call from a woman who stated someone had just robbed her place of

Webb County Sheriff’s Department to Wait Tables & Collect Tips for SOTX at Texas Roadhouse on July 20

Courtesy Maribel Santoya, LAREDO, TX – The Webb County Sheriff’s Department and Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) members in the Laredo area will trade in their handcuffs for serving aprons at the annual Tip A Cop Night, a fundraiser for Special Olympics Texas (SOTX), being held at Texas Roadhouse (5722 San Bernardo Ave.) in Laredo

Webb County Job Openings

Courtesy Larry Sanchez, (Laredo, Texas)-Webb County currently has three job openings for directors in various departments. Positions include the Community Action Agency Director, Risk Manager Director and Road and Road and Bridge Superintendent. Interested applicants can get additional information by clicking on the following link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/webbcounty. Visitors to the job website will also be able

4th of July Holiday Webb County Offices Closure

Courtesy Larry Sanchez, In observance of the 4th of July holiday, all Webb County administrative offices will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th, 2017. The holiday closure includes the Webb County Tax Assessor Collector’s Office. The Webb County Sheriff’s Department administrative offices will also be closed. All emergency services will be available. Webb County Offices

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