2 fugitive brothers captured
Gabriel Garcia, 30; Rudy Garcia, 34, arrested on multiple burglary charges
SAN ANTONIO – The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force arrested two brothers on Wednesday who were wanted on multiple charges, including burglary and drug possession.
According to a statement issued by task force officials, Gabriel Garcia, 30, and Rudy Garcia, 34, were arrested in San Antonio.
Arrest warrants had been issued for Gabriel Garcia on charges involving two counts for burglary of a habitat.
Rudy Garcia was wanted on multiple charges, including three counts for burglary of a habitat, two counts for larceny, two counts for possession of illegal drugs, one count for felon in possession of a firearm, and one count for resisting arrest.
Investigators determined that the Garcia brothers were hiding out in a hotel room located in the 4000 block of NW Loop 410. Task force members arrested the brothers there without incident.
Task force officers also seized upwards of 5 grams of heroin and recovered stolen items from the hotel room. Additional charges will be filed against the Garcia brothers.
Arrest warrants the Garcia brothers were originally issued on Aug. 29 for allegedly committing home invasions in Boerne, Texas.
According to the task force statement, dating back to as early as July 2012, arrest warrants had been issued for Rudy Garcia not only for allegedly committing home invasions in and around the San Antonio-area, but also for possession of heroin, possession of a gun, and resisting arrest.
The Garcia brothers are confirmed members of the Texas Mexican Mafia and are currently being held in custody at the Bexar County Jail.
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