A disturbance call escalated into a felony driving while intoxicated arrest recently, after a man was reported causing trouble at a convenience store, police records state.
Police officers responding to a theft at a convenience store in the city’s north side found a suspicious man in an alley, the man was detained and when they checked for warrants the officers discovered he was a wanted man.
March 25, 2020 Police Blotter
TAMPERING WITH EVIDENCE
Christian Ortiz, 24, a resident of the 100 block of Shawnee Trail, was arrested on March 7, at 2:30 a.m. at the intersection of East Bean and Vitela streets, and charged with tampering or fabricating physical evidence with intent to impair, a third degree felony, police records show.
Ortiz was arrested by Del Rio Police Department officers responding to a complaint for harassment, he was taken to the police station for booking and processing.
Driving without a valid license and steering his vehicle toward an oncoming police unit, forcing it out of the road, put a Del Rio man in jail, according to police records.
An Illinois man was found laying on the ground at a local restaurant, upon checking on him police officers learned he was heavily intoxicated. The man was arrested and charged with public intoxication, police records show.
A local woman ended up behind bars and charged with criminal trespassing after showing up at a residence in the city’s south side, the homeowner had a criminal trespass warning against her.
A 38-year-old Iranian citizen, Merdad Ansari, who is a resident of the United Arab Emirates, was extradited from Georgia and arrived Saturday evening in San Antonio, to face federal charges in connection with a scheme to obtain military sensitive parts for Iran, federal prosecutors announced.
A federal judge in San Antonio sentenced Monday a San Antonio man to 108 months in federal prison for possessing over 2,500 images and 112 videos depicting child pornography, U.S. Attorney John F. Bash and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Special Agent in Charge Shane Folden, San Antonio Division announced.
A motorcycle driver chased by the police momentarily got away with speeding and evading in the city’s north side, but he was arrested after an aerial view gave up his location.
A Brackettville man was recently arrested after leading the police in a car chase and being involved in a collision at the intersection of East Gibbs and Veterans Boulevard, police records show.
An Odessa man was recently arrested following a fight in a local bar, when he was found by police officers a few blocks away, the man left the bar on foot, but officers had his description and found him after a short search, police records show.
In the midst of a police investigation involving several cases, a Del Rio man was found to have an active arrest warrant, and when arrested he was also found to be in possession of a controlled substance, police records show.
March 18, 2020 Police Blotter
Enrique Alcala, 20, a resident of Centro Avenue, was arrested on Feb. 29, at 11:26 a.m., at the 1300 block of Veterans Boulevard, and charged with reckless driving, police records state.
A federal judge in Waco sentenced 51-year-old Shozo “Sho” Tanaka on March 4, to 40 years in federal prison for producing and possessing child pornography, U.S. Attorney John F. Bash, FBI San Antonio Division Special Agent in Charge Christopher Combs, and Temple Police Chief Jim Tobin, announced.
A federal judge in Austin sentenced Tuesday 55-year-old Akintola Akinmadeyemi to 120 months imprisonment for his role in an estimated $340 million intended-loss fraudulent “sweepstakes” scheme, federal prosecutors announced.
A man and a woman were recently arrested and are facing drug charges following a traffic stop on a vehicle suspected to be involved in a burglary.
A Del Rio woman is facing charges of assaulting a family member, after a domestic incident occurring Feb. 24 in the city’s north side, police say.
A Seguin woman was arrested and charged with vehicle theft when U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers, and Del Rio Police Department officers, discovered she had been driving a stolen Jeep Cherokee. The woman had walked over to Mexico and was in the process of coming back to Del Rio when she was arrested.
A federal judge sentenced Monday 21-year-old Candido Rodriguez, III, to 92 months (7years 10 months) in federal prison for assaulting a Transportation Security Administration security officer last year, U.S. Attorney John F. Bash and FBI Special Agent in Charge Christopher Combs, San Antonio Division announced.
DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED
Ariel Guadalupe Martinez, 21, a resident of the 200 block of Cerezo, was arrested on Feb. 26, at 11:32 p.m. at the 100 block of Joe Rice Drive, and charged with driving while intoxicated, police records state.
Martinez was arrested when Del Rio Police Department officers responded to 2228 Veterans Blvd. for a report of an assault that had already occurred.
Officials in Kerr, Real and Uvalde counties reported the arrest of Dustin Ray Whitlock, who is accused of shooting at a Uvalde County Sheriff’s Office deputy on Feb. 22 after a traffic stop and chase starting in Uvalde County and ending in Real County.
CORPUS CHRISTI – A federal jury sitting in Corpus Christi has convicted a 59-year-old Mission man for smuggling two illegal aliens within the United States, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick.
HIDALGO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested a 42-year-old woman from Dallas, Texas and her 18-year-old son after detecting $2,920,000 worth of alleged methamphetamine and heroin in the SUV she was driving.
Two Del Rioans were arrested and are facing charges in connection with a chase, the possession of controlled substance and the possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, all occurring recently in the city’s north side.
A man and his cousin were recently arrested by Del Rio Police Department officers. He was found in possession of marijuana while she, who had volunteered to pick up his car, had an active arrest warrant.
A Del Rio man was arrested and is facing charges of possession of a controlled substance, after he was found with more than 46 kilograms of a substance that tested positive for methamphetamine in beer containers at the Del Rio Port of Entry, court documents state.
March 4, 2020 Police Blotter
Maria Esther Rodriguez, 52, a resident of the 300 block of Hogan Drive, was arrested on Feb. 19, at 11:23 p.m. and charged with public intoxication, a Class C misdemeanor, at the 100 block of Lions Avenue, police records show.
Rodriguez was arrested by Del Rio Police officers responding to an address on Lions Avenue, in reference to a woman who claimed she was being threatened on the phone. Officers made contact with the woman at Moore Park, who was crying hysterically and had a strong odor of alcoholic beverages emitting from her person and breath, the arrest report states.
Two local teens were recently arrested in the city’s north side after they were spotted by police officers racing on Veterans Boulevard, a police report states.
A Schertz, Texas man waived his arraignment, thus pleading not guilty to charges involving kidnapping and child exploitation, federal prosecutors announced in San Antonio.
U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Comstock Station arrested two human smugglers after intercepting a human smuggling attempt, Feb. 20, U.S. Customs and Border Protection reported.
A Del Rio man who had an active arrest warrant was recently found by Del Rio Police Department officers. Upon arresting the man, the officers found him to be in possession of a controlled substance.
An Eagle Pass man was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated third offense or more, after employees from a convenience store reported him to police officers. Following a brief search the man was located and taken into custody, police records show.
A local resident is behind bars after found at a retail store’s parking lot in possession of stolen items. On top of the unpaid merchandise the man violated a criminal trespass warning and is now also facing charges for the offense, police records show.
February 26, 2020 Police Blotter
Mary Jane Aguillon, 30, whose place of residence is listed at the 1600 block of North Main Street, was arrested on Feb. 14, at 6:06 p.m., at HEB, 200 Veterans Blvd., and charged with criminal trespass, police records show.
Spring is on its way, along with all the fun the changing seasons have to offer. There’s a lot going on in Southwest Texas as February melts into March. With so many festivities approaching, scammers are also gearing up to try to steal money from event goers.
A business email compromise scheme targeted San Felipe Del Rio CISD recently, yet the school district remains positive the issue will be resolved.
A federal judge in Austin sentenced Thursday CEO and owner of Bullion Direct, Inc. Charles McAllister, 49, to 10 years in federal prison for money laundering and scheming to defraud customers out of millions of dollars, federal prosecutors announced.
U.S. Border Patrol agents stopped seven smuggling attempts, recovered two stolen vehicles, and seized 25.74 pounds of cocaine in the U.S. Border Patrol Del Rio Sector over the busy holiday weekend.
February 19, 2020 Jail Log
Possession of controlled substance Penalty Group 1 less than 1 gram
Del Rio Police Department
Nikolas Salvador Bravo
Burglary of habitation
Texas Department of Public Safety
A Del Rio man was recently arrested and is now facing drug possession charges, after an incident that started as a traffic stop in Del Rio’s south side, police records show.
February 19, 2020 Police Blotter
Carmen Aide de la Cruz, 37, whose place of residence is listed at the 200 block of Rowland Drive, was arrested on Feb. 9, at 2:18 a.m. and charged with driving while intoxicated, a Class B misdemeanor, police records state.
Martin Lopez Losoya, 38, whose place of residence is listed at the 600 block of Avenue D, was recently arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated, police records state.
A Del Rio man who was carrying a car stereo system in a dark area on North Main Street was recently arrested and charged with evading arrest or detention by Del Rio Police Department officers.
A man found asleep behind the wheel of a vehicle at the parking lot of a local hotel was recently arrested and charged with burglary of a vehicle. Police officers found out the vehicle was not his own.
A federal judge in San Antonio sentenced Tuesday a Carrizo Springs man to 200 months (16 years and 8 months) in federal prison, for setting up a hidden camera in his bathroom to video minor females over a four-year period beginning in August 2012, federal prosecutors announced.
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