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A man who pleaded guilty to sexual assault was sentenced Monday to seven years in prison, according to the 63rd/83rd Judicial District Attorney Mike Bagley.

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Reports from theDRPD:

Threatening to publish intimate material

- A 29-year-old female reported at 9:33 p.m. Thursday a known male was harassing her and threatening to share intimate photos. The woman reported the man called her at work several times and she’s afraid he will publish the photos.

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Sanchez, a resident of the 200 block E. Fifth Street, was arrested on Nov. 29, 2016 and charged with possession of marijuana, less than two ounces, a Class B misdemeanor, according to a criminal complaint filed in the case

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The following listing is The Val Verde County weekly incarcerations as reported by the Val Verde County Sheriff’s Office

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A man who reportedly caused cuts and swelling to a known female’s face was arrested and charged with assault in a north Del Rio neighborhood.

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The following listing is The Val Verde County weekly incarcerations as reported by the Val Verde County Sheriff’s Office

Sept. 26

DRPD

- Amber Lee Faz

Criminal mischief between causing damage between $100 and $750

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A juvenile who reportedly threatened a family member with a knife and shattered windows of a neighbor’s trailer was arrested Sunday at a north Del Rio RV park.

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Reports from the DRPD:

Burglary

- Joshua Huerta, a resident of the 400 block of Jones Street, told police at 1:05 a.m. Sept. 26 someone removed a bicycle from a storage building on his property. Huerta reported a red and white colored bicycle, valued at $75, was stolen from the storage unit in his backyard.

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A Del Rio man who reportedly fled the scene of a vehicle accident was arrested Sunday after leading officers on a 2-mile chase through north Del Rio, police say.

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An independent hearing examiner will determine, most likely by early December, whether or not a 

An independent hearing examiner will determine, most likely by early December, whether or not a Del Rio Police Department officer will get his job back.

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Reports from the DRPD:

Child abuse

- A Child Protective Services employee reported a possible case of child abuse to police at 3:30 p.m. Friday. The employee reported two children who had been removed from their mother were in the custody of a family member when one of the children sustained multiple bruises. The two children are now in CPS’ custody, the employee reported.

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Rigoberto Gonzalez was on probation from a smuggling illegal aliens charge

A Del Rio man was arrested after allegedly violating his probation for a previous smuggling illegal aliens charge, police say.

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A man was arrested after allegedly entering a downtown Del Rio home without consent and striking a 13-year-old boy.

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The Del Rio Middle School parking lot recorded two unrelated collisions last week. In the first one a car was damaged in a hit-and-run on Thursday, causing damages to the rear right bumper of a Nissan Rogue, while in the second incident another vehicle was damaged during a sporting event tak…

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Rolando Perez Jr. had taken a guilty plea to charges of assaulting a 16-year-old girl

A Del Rio man was sentenced to three years in prison for sexually assaulting a child after breaking the terms of his probation, according to court documents.

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The following listing is The Val Verde County weekly incarcerations as reported by the Val Verde County Sheriff’s Office

Sept. 11

- Jerome Brissett

Criminal trespass

Evading arrest detention

DRPD

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Reports from the DRPD:

THEFT

- Rogelio Musquiz, a resident of the 600 block of Spring Street, reported to police at 7:08 p.m. Monday someone had removed items from a storage shed on his property without permission. Musquiz reported a 27-inch television, valued at $100, a 4G iPod, valued at $150, a speaker, valued at $45, a digital camera, valued at $75, a tool bag, valued at $30, a propane tank, valued at $150, a vacuum, valued at $35, a circular saw, valued at $135, a Ryobi drill and charger, valued at $100, a second drill and charger, valued at $150, a Ryobi nail gun, valued at $200, and a four-wheel garden cart, valued at $150, were stolen from the shed between Sept. 13 and Sept. 17.

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The 33rd U.S. Marshal for the Western District of Texas was sworn in before a crowd of U.S. Marshals Service personnel, friends and dignitaries, the service said in a press release dated Monday.

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Police probing death of woman engulfed in flames; suspect believed to have fled to Acuña

Investigators believe the man responsible for a Del Rio woman’s death may have fled to Mexico after intentionally setting fire to her home, according to a police report.

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Del Rio police officers are investigating a possible case of animal cruelty after witnesses spotted a van dragging a dog that was tethered to the vehicle’s bumper.

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Reports from the DRPD:

Animal Cruelty

- Jess Carpenter, a volunteer at Animal Advocates Rescue Coalition (AARC), told police at 10:45 a.m. Monday someone had dumped two puppies from a vehicle at the 600 block of East Virginia Street. Carpenter reported two people tossed the dogs from a Chevrolet pickup truck on Sept. 7 and drove away. The dogs are currently in the organization’s foster care.

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The following listing is The Val Verde County weekly incarcerations as reported by the Val Verde County Sheriff’s Office

Sept. 4

- Oscar Hernandez

Williamson County warrant

DRPD

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A federal judge in San Antonio sentenced former FourWinds Chief Executive Officer Stanley P. Bates, co-defendant along with former State Senator Carlos Uresti’s in a fraud scheme, to 15 years in a federal prison.

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Del Rioan charged with assault of 16-year-old-girl had taken a plea deal

A man who pleaded guilty to sexual assault of a child was sentenced to 12 years in prison in a Del Rio court.

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Reports from the DRPD:

Criminal trespassing

- An employee of the Del Rio Civic Center, 1915 Veterans Blvd., told police at 2:15 p.m. Sunday two teenage girls had trespassed and caused damage on the property. The employee said the two females pried the center’s doors open, causing $500 worth of damage, in order to look for a cell phone that was left in the Pecan Ballroom the night before.

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The following listing is The Val Verde County weekly incarcerations as reported by the Val Verde County Sheriff’s Office

Aug. 31

-Helen Mandell MacDonald

Driving while intoxicated, second offense

Texas DPS

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A 17-year-old Mexican national was arrested and faces federal charges after helping smuggle four adults across the border in Val Verde County, according to a sheriff’s office report.

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A man was arrested and charged with drug possession after a police officer discovered methamphetamine and marijuana in the suspect’s vehicle during a traffic stop.

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A man was charged with second offense driving while intoxicated and resisting arrest after police received a report of a man who had driven his vehicle off a road.

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Reports from the DRPD:

Criminal mischief

- Oscar Davila told police at 2:24 p.m. Friday at the 600 block of Bedell Avenue someone had scratched his vehicle while it was parked at the 1800 block of North Main Street. Davila reported he suspected a known male caused six scratch marks on his 2018 Jeep Cherokee between Aug. 13 and Aug 24, causing $1,000 worth in damage.

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The following misdemeanor and warrant arrests were among those made recently by the Del Rio Police Department:

-Gustavo Barboza Jr., 39, a Fort Worth resident, was arrested at 3:14 p.m. Aug. 22 at the 200 block of West Greenwood Street and charged with making a terroristic threat causing fear of imminent danger, a Class B misdemeanor.

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The Val Verde County Sheriff recently attended a training conference in Grapevine, where he said he heard seminars related to personnel hiring and active shooter response.

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Reports from the DRPD:

Criminal mischief

-Shaela Zuniga told police at 11:46 a.m. Aug. 19 at the 700 block of Sage Drive someone had shot out her car window with a B.B. gun. Zuniga reported a window of her Jeep Grand Cherokee was shot at between 2:30 a.m. and 11:44 a.m., causing $750 worth of damage.

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A local man faces an enhanced driving while intoxicated charge after he was reportedly discovered sleeping behind the wheel in a residential intersection.

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The following misdemeanor and warrant arrests were among those made recently by the Del Rio Police Department:

-Ricardo Sanchez, 43, was arrested at 2:16 p.m. Aug. 19 at the 600 block of East Rodriguez Street and charged with criminal trespassing, a Class B misdemeanor.