Tag: man

  • Potential jurors in death penalty case against Edinburg man whittled down to 150

    Only have a minute? Listen instead Edinburg resident Victor Godinez appears in court on March 8, 2023, for a hearing in his death penalty case for the alleged murder of Texas Department of Public Safety trooper Moises Sanchez in 2019. (Xavier Alvarez | The Monitor) Moises Sanchez EDINBURG — The case revolving around the 28-year-old…

  • Donna man killed by DPS shot at his front door after raising pistol at police

    Only have a minute? Listen instead A custodial death report reveals that the 49-year-old man killed in Donna last month by the Texas Department of Public Safety was shot after standing at his front door and raising a pistol toward police. The report, which was filed with the Texas Attorney General’s Office, said two officers…

  • Harlingen man sentenced to 75 years for murdering roommate

    Only have a minute? Listen instead Anthony Eliff III (Courtesy: Cameron County Sheriff’s Office) A Harlingen man has been found guilty of murdering his former roommate in 2020 before being sentenced to 75 years in prison. Anthony Eliff III, 48, was found guilty in the murder of 41-year-old Guillermo Garcia Tuesday morning following a jury…

  • Rio Bravo man sentenced to 37 years for beating death

    Only have a minute? Listen instead Saul Galindo Rodriguez, 24, of Rio Bravo, Mexico is escorted into his arraignment proceeding at the Hidalgo County Adult Detention Center on Wednesday June 3, 2020, in Edinburg. (Delcia Lopez | [email protected]) A 28-year-old Rio Bravo man was sentenced to prison Monday after pleading guilty to the lesser charge…

  • Harlingen man found guilty of former roommate’s murder

    Only have a minute? Listen instead Anthony Eliff III (Courtesy: Cameron County Sheriff’s Office) A Harlingen man has been found guilty of murdering his former roommate in 2020 and now awaits his sentencing. Anthony Eliff, 48, was found guilty in the murder of 41-year-old Guillermo Garcia Tuesday morning following a jury trial, according to a…

  • Harlingen man admits to bilking feds out of $75K

    Only have a minute? Listen instead A former claims specialist with the Social Security Administration has admitted to making fake profiles for non-existent children in order to steal federal funds. Harlingen resident Lee Marvin Nichols, 38, pleaded guilty in Brownsville federal court on Tuesday to theft of government property, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the…

  • Palmview man arraigned in neighbor’s fiance’s ejection death

    Only have a minute? Listen instead Jeffrey Charles Stephens A Palmview man faced a judge on Thursday in the 2022 death of his neighbor’s fiance, who was ejected from the man’s vehicle while giving them a ride home, court records show. Jeffrey Charles Stephens, 45, was booked Aug. 2, 2022 for intoxication manslaughter with a…

  • Edinburg man gets 19 years for 18-year-old woman’s shooting death

    Only have a minute? Listen instead Jonathan Mugia Salinas, 21, looks around the courtroom before being sentenced in the death of 18-year-old Alysha Renee Garza in the 275th state District Court at the Hidalgo County Courthouse on Monday, Oct. 2, 2023, in Edinburg. (Joel Martinez | [email protected]) EDINBURG — A 21-year-old Edinburg man was sentenced…

  • San Juan man killed after crashing into concrete fence

    Only have a minute? Listen instead Alberto Borrego of San Juan was killed Saturday, Sept. 30, 2023, after driving this black Mazda 3 into a concrete fence in Pharr. (Texas Department of Public Safety photo) A 49-year-old San Juan man was killed Saturday after crashing into a concrete fence in the Pharr area, the Texas…

  • San Juan man accused of drinking and driving before killing woman indicted

    Only have a minute? Listen instead Michael Gallegos Martinez (Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office photo) A San Juan man who police said admitted to drinking before striking and killing a woman with his pickup truck in 2022 has been indicted in the case and faced a judge on Tuesday. Michael Gallegos Martinez, 44, of San Juan…