Tag: cameron county

Former deputy faces tampering charges

A complaint has been filed against Joshua Guajardo, a former Cameron County Sheriff’s deputy accused of tampering with government documents after arresting a DWI...

Ortiz sworn in as interim district clerk

Elvira S. Ortiz, a 38-year former employee of the Cameron County District Clerk’s Office and chief deputy for 32 years, was sworn in Tuesday...

Early voting continues in the Nov. 5 election

Early voting continues for the Nov. 5 election where registered voters in Cameron County will cast ballots on 10 Constitutional Amendments. Specific voters will also...

Border wall contracts awarded; More than $800 million to be spent

U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded three contracts to build 65 miles of new border wall through...

Never Forget: Ceremonies pay tribute to lives lost on 9/11

In a solemn ceremony timed to the horrific events of 9/11, area law enforcement and first responders joined Porter Early College High School JROTC...

Numbers continue to increase: Elections office pushing voter registration

The number of registered voters in Cameron County continues to grow and election officials hope to have 220,000 registered voters by the 2020 Presidential...

Gulf Cartel leader caught crossing illegally near La Paloma

Border Patrol last week arrested a Gulf Cartel member who federal prosecutors say admitted to coordinating the smuggling of nearly 2,000 pounds of marijuana...

Ex-sheriff Cantu released

Former Cameron County sheriff Conrado Cantu has been released from prison. Bureau of Prison records show Cantu left a federal prison in Lexington, Kentucky, sometime...

Former sheriff Conrado Cantu to be released from prison soon

Former Cameron County sheriff Conrado Cantu will soon walk out of jail. On Monday, U.S. District Judge Marina Garcia Marmolejo ordered time served for the 63-year-old Cantu,...

ATV accident on Military Highway kills teen

https://youtu.be/hd70ANbAw7M A 14 year-old boy was killed Tuesday night in an ATV accident south of La Feria on the Military Highway. The teen was identified as...