Texas Syndicate

Type: Organization
Name: Texas Syndicate
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

La Joya police to get new weapons to fight cartel violence

LA JOYA — Citing an “infestation” of drug cartels in the city and Hidalgo County, La Joya Police Chief Geovani Hernandez announced that his officers will be testing new weapons over the next few weeks.The police chief said the late July shootout was an ... [Published McAllen Monitor - Sep 08 2014]
Entities: Cartel, Officer, Violence, Police
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

Texas Syndicate Member Arrested During Routine Traffic Stop

ROBSTOWN (Kiii News) -Law officers say a member of the infamous Texas Syndicate prison gang was arrested in Robstown Friday.Luis Trigo, 37, was picked up on Highway 44 by a Robstown interdiction officer. He had an outstanding warrant from Nueces County ... [Published KiiiTV3.com - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Reward increased for Top 10 Most Wanted Texas fugitive

Photo By Texas Department of Public Safetysrael AGUIRRE is a violent criminal alien with arrests for Murder, Theft, Prostitution, and Failure to ID. In 2002, AGUIRRE was arrested for Theft and Murder. He was convicted of the Theft charge in 2003 and served ... [Published Houston Chronicle - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Prison Gang Member Allegedly Shoots at Texas Border Sheriff’s Deputies

MCALLEN, Texas — Sheriff’s deputies, in the Texas border county of Starr, are looking for a prison gang member who allegedly shot at them over the weekend striking one of their patrol vehicles.Information released from Starr County Sheriff’s Office shows ... [Published Breitbart.com - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Prison Gang Member Allegedly Shoots at Texas Border Sheriff’s Deputies

MCALLEN, Texas — Sheriff’s deputies, in the Texas border county of Starr, are looking for a prison gang member who allegedly shot at them over the weekend striking one of their patrol vehicles.  Information released from Starr County Sheriff’s Office ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

From the Middle East to the Rio Grande Valley: military vehicles in law enforcement

Editor’s note: The second of a two-part series examining the use of military equipment in local law enforcement. On Sunday, we examined the $5.32 million of military equipment that has flowed into Hidalgo County and other counties in the Valley.By all ... [Published McAllen Monitor - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Sheriff Defends Need For Military Vehicles

OLMITO - The use of military equipment in police operations is drawing mixed reactions from officials and citizens.Armored vehicles previously used in war zones are being handed down to police departments across the nation.Several armored vehicles were ... [Published KRGV - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Edinburg officer released from hospital after July shootout

EDINBURG — The second Edinburg police officer wounded in a July 22 shootout in La Joya is out of the hospital after being shot multiple times in an hours-long standoff that left a capital murder suspect dead.The 10-year veteranwas released Wednesday following ... [Published McAllen Monitor - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Texas 'Most Wanted Sex Offenders List' has new member

Photo By Texas Department of Public SafetyEzekiel O'Neal Harris – In 2003, Ezekiel Harris was found guilty of sexual assault of a 12-year-old Brenham girl. He was sentenced to 10 years of probation and failed to comply with registration requirements on ... [Published MySanAntonio - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

#OverheardOnTheScanner: Gang member, loose horse and odd arrests (Sarah Rafique's blog)

Here's a round-up of some of the more odd things I heard on the police scanner in Lubbock this week:An elderly man fell down in his backyard about 7 p.m. Wednesday and he couldn't get up. I know people make fun of those commercials for the device that ... [Published Lubbock Online - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Know Your Neighborhood Gangbangers by Their Tattoos

It's a fine line between striking fear into the hearts of your enemies and signing a confession of criminal activity on your face. But in a fast-paced city like Houston with little patience for extensive introductions, some large Gothic letters on your ... [Published Houston Press - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Gang Member Wanted for Murder Killed in Border Shootout with Texas Police

LA JOYA, Texas—Citizens ran for cover as authorities and a presumed member of the Texas Syndicate prison gang got into a brutal firefight less than a mile from the border with Mexico.  Bursts of what sounded like automatic fire were heard on and ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 23 2014]
Entities: Officer, shoot-out, Homicide

Quotes

"When there's a shooting in Matamoros ... there have been occasions where some of the Border Patrol (agents) have been shot at" the sheriff said
"It signifies to the world that you're in a gang, but for law enforcement it's great" said Special Agent Troy Shalloup of the FBI, who has no complaints
...a Mexican doctor recently stopped at one of the border bridges was asked why she had both a Lone Star and Medicaid card if she lived in Mexico. "Well that belongs to my children, my children were born in the US, and they're entitled to benefits" the investigator said, explaining the doctor's answer

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La Joya police to get new weapons to fight cart... [Published McAllen Monitor - Sep 08 2014]
Texas Syndicate Member Arrested During Routine ... [Published KiiiTV3.com - Sep 06 2014]
Reward increased for Top 10 Most Wanted Texas f... [Published Houston Chronicle - Sep 02 2014]
Prison Gang Member Allegedly Shoots at Texas Bo... [Published Breitbart.com - Aug 26 2014]
Prison Gang Member Allegedly Shoots at Texas Bo... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 25 2014]
From the Middle East to the Rio Grande Valley: ... [Published McAllen Monitor - Aug 25 2014]
In Rio Grande Valley, police use former militar... [Published McAllen Monitor - Aug 24 2014]
Sheriff Defends Need For Military Vehicles [Published KRGV - Aug 21 2014]
Edinburg officer released from hospital after J... [Published McAllen Monitor - Aug 18 2014]
Texas 'Most Wanted Sex Offenders List' has new ... [Published MySanAntonio - Aug 12 2014]
#OverheardOnTheScanner: Gang member, loose hors... [Published Lubbock Online - Aug 09 2014]
Know Your Neighborhood Gangbangers by Their Tat... [Published Houston Press - Aug 07 2014]
Texas Police Look for Cartel Connection in Mass... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 24 2014]
Gang Member Wanted for Murder Killed in Border ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 23 2014]
JoAnn Fleming: Why We Fought to Kill the Texas ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 09 2014]
Another drug conspiracy and money laundering ri... [Published Waller County News Citizen - Feb 24 2014]
Man arrested in New Braunfels sex assault [Published KSAT 12 - Dec 04 2013]
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Prison Gang Member Allegedly Shoots at Texas Bo... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 25 2014]
MCALLEN, Texas — Sheriff’s deputies, in the Texas border county of Starr, are looking for a prison gang member who allegedly shot at them over the weekend striking one of their patrol vehicles.  Information released from Starr County Sheriff’s Office ...
Texas Police Look for Cartel Connection in Mass... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 24 2014]
LA JOYA, Texas—Yellow police tape still hung from fences as Texas rangers walked through the scene where just a day earlier a gang member had gone down in a hail of gunfire in an hours-long shootout with authorities that left two cops wounded.  ...
Gang Member Wanted for Murder Killed in Border ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 23 2014]
LA JOYA, Texas—Citizens ran for cover as authorities and a presumed member of the Texas Syndicate prison gang got into a brutal firefight less than a mile from the border with Mexico.  Bursts of what sounded like automatic fire were heard on and ...
JoAnn Fleming: Why We Fought to Kill the Texas ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 09 2014]
On Saturday, a coalition of grassroots conservatives led by TEA party coordinators beat back the so-called “Texas Solution” at the Texas GOP convention held in Fort Worth. The margin of victory was a spread of slightly more than 1,000 votes from a ...
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