Tag: Rio Grande City

Trio accused of transporting more than 300 kilos of cocaine

McALLEN — A pair of brothers from Rio Grande City and another man face serious drug smuggling and drug conspiracy charges according to an...

Starr County investigators rule out accelerants in fatal RGC house fire

The cause of a fatal house fire that the Starr County Sheriff’s Office is handling as a homicide remains a mystery. In a news release,...

RGC man arrested after Border Patrol finds 145 roosters

A Rio Grande City man is facing a charge of cockfighting after Border Patrol agents discovered 145 roosters on a Starr County property. The sheriff’s...

Former RGC mayor to lead La Joya housing authority

LA JOYA — The La Joya Housing Authority board appointed a new permanent executive director Wednesday, selecting former Rio Grande City Mayor Ruben Villarreal...