Area News

Pearsall PD welcomes new officers

The Pearsall police department swore in two new police officers and two municipal animal code enforcement officers (M-ACE) last week. Officers Jon Torres and Juan Garcia have joined the police force, filling two vacancies in the department. Torres is a Pearsall native who graduated high school in 2016. After graduation, he earned his peace officer…

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Frio County: 14 go to jail, Jan. 27 – Feb. 2

Fourteen suspects were taken into custody in Frio County over the past weeks, with arrests made by Sheriff’s deputies, Pearsall Police Dept., Dilley Police Dept. and troopers of the Texas Department of Public Safety. Those taken into custody between Monday, January 27 and Sunday, February 2, with arrest times logged at booking in the Frio…

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La Salle County: 11 go to jail, Jan. 27 – Feb. 2

Eleven individuals were arrested by law enforcement officers in La Salle County last week on a range of felony and misdemeanor charges. In addition to detainees being held on behalf of other jurisdictions, those taken into custody between Monday, January 27, and Sunday, February 2, with arrest times logged at booking in the La Salle…

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Seven jailed in La Salle, Jan. 20-26

Seven individuals were arrested in La Salle County last week by sheriff’s deputies, police, and state troopers on a range of felony and misdemeanor charges. In addition to those being held on behalf of other jurisdictions, those taken into custody between Monday, January 20, and Sunday, Jan. 26, with arrest times logged at booking in…

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Eight jailed in Frio, Jan. 20-26

Eight suspects were taken into custody in Frio County over the past week, with arrests made by sheriff’s deputies, Pearsall and Dilley police, and troopers of the Texas Department of Public Safety. Those taken into custody between Monday, January 20 through Sunday, January 26, with arrest times logged at booking in the Frio County Jail,…

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CANDIDACY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Nieto runs for new term as constable Gumecindo (Rusty) Garcia III has placed his name on the ballot as a candidate for Frio County Constable Precinct 2 in the March Primary Election. Garcia lives in Pearsall with his wife of 25 years, Lena, and has a son, Isaac. He is the son of Gumecindo Jr.…

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Morse seeks election as Frio sheriff

ELECTIONS 2020 Mike Morse is a candidate for election as Frio County sheriff in the March 3 primaries for the Democratic Party nomination. Morse has been in law enforcement for 29 years, starting as a patrolman at Lampasas Police Department in 1990. He joined the Texas Parks & Wildlife Game Warden Academy in 1992 and…

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Hernandez vies for commissioner’s seat

ELECTIONS 2020 Roger Hernandez is announcing his candidacy for Frio County Commissioner Pct. 3 in the upcoming Democratic Primary Election in March. “My involvement in the community has been working for the last 28 years as maintenance for the First Baptist Church in Pearsall and the last seven years for the city of Pearsall,” Hernandez…

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Aguirre makes bid for clerk’s seat

ELECTIONS 2020 Delma DeLeon Aguirre is a candidate for election t0 the unexpired term of the Frio County clerk in the 2020 Democratic Party primary. Aguirre has been a Frio County resident since 1976, a county employee for the past 17 years, and since 2015, she has served as executive assistant to County Judge Arnulfo…

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