first_img Share RelatedFour arrested in Palacios Paz murderBy ALLEY COWGILL Port Isabel-South Padre Press [email protected] Three months after the discovery of the body of Edinburg resident Jose Francisco Palacios Paz, 33, near South Padre Island authorities have made several arrests in the case. In what one investigator called one of the most ghastly murders in the Rio Grande…June 26, 2015In “News”Border Patrol agent charged with murderOfficials say decapitation connected to Gulf Cartel By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press [email protected] A six year veteran of the U.S. Border Patrol has been charged with capital murder in connection with the death of Jose Francisco Palacios Paz, whose decapitated body was found floating in the Laguna Madre in…November 13, 2015In “News”NOT-SO-FAB FOUR: County tax assessor Tony Yzaguirre, 3 others arrested  By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press [email protected] Four Cameron County officials are in custody after being arrested on multiple felony counts Wednesday morning. According to a statement released by the Cameron County District Attorney’s Office, County Tax Assessor-Collector Antonio “Tony” Yzaguirre was arrested, along with Lt. Joe Mireles, chief…January 8, 2016In “News” By DINA ARÉVALOPort Isabel-South Padre [email protected] men who were arrested in connection with the beheading death of Jose Francisco Palacios Paz in the spring of 2015 have been indicted for the murder by a Grand Jury in the 107th District Court Wednesday.The men, including U.S. Border Patrol agent Joel Luna, will each face charges of Capital Murder for Retaliation, Murder (a first degree felony), and two counts of Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity (a first degree felony), according to a statement released by the Cameron County District Attorney’s Office. The other four men indicted are brothers Fernando Luna Rodriguez and Eduardo Luna Rodriguez, Aaron Rodriguez Medellin and Nestor Manuel Leal.Want the whole story? Pick up a copy of the Port Isabel-South Padre Press, or subscribe to our E-Edition by clicking here.last_img