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Suspected human smuggler crashes pickup into gas pumps following chase in south Bexar County
SAN ANTONIO – A suspected human smuggler is facing a list of charges after a chase and crash Thursday in south Bexar County. DPS troopers joined in the chase along Interstate 35 and followed the truck to south Bexar County. Troopers keep watch over passengers from the truck who are suspected undocumented immigrants. The trooper helped to drag the injured driver away from danger. “The other seven passengers in the vehicle are suspected to be undocumented immigrants and will be handed over to the border patrol,” Moreno said.
Lengthy car chase ends with arrest in Frio County
SAN ANTONIO – Bexar County deputies pursued a man for roughly 30 miles after he sped off from them, according to the sheriff’s office. On Thursday morning, a deputy spotted a car driving erratically and cutting off 18-wheeler trucks on I-35 South in Southwest Bexar County, officials said. As a deputy approached the car, the driver sped off, kicking off the pursuit. The deputies were assisted by a Texas Department of Public Safety helicopter, Medina County sheriff’s deputies and Frio County sheriff’s deputies. The man eventually attempted to flee on foot inside the Frio County line, Bexar County deputies said.
Suspect arrested after chase through 4 local counties
SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS A man who allegedly led Bexar County sheriffs deputies on a wild chase through four counties now is headed to jail. A 30-mile car chase came to an end near Frio County on July 2, 2020. Lengthy car chase ends with arrest in Frio CountySgt. (KSAT 12 News)Bexar County had help from several agencies during the pursuit, including the Department of Public Safety, and the Medina County and Frio County sheriffs offices. I believe it was a deputy from Medina County, Gamboa said.
Frio County COVID-19 cases, recoveries
PEARSALL, Texas – On May 6, Frio County officials confirmed 15 additional COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of cases to 25. All of the COVID-19 cases in the county have been traced to the South Texas Immigration and Customs Enforcement Processing and Detention Center in Pearsall, according to a news release. Every positive COVID-19 case in Pearsall traced to immigration detention center, officials sayAll of the infected detainees are housed in the same block in the detention center and have been separated from the rest of the facility, officials said. COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the new virus, stands for coronavirus disease 2019. The first case confirmed in the U.S. was in mid-January and the first case confirmed in San Antonio was in mid-February.
Every positive COVID-19 case in Pearsall traced to immigration detention center, officials say
Every positive COVID-19 case in Pearsall traced to immigration detention center, officials sayPublished: May 5, 2020, 6:34 pmAll of the 10 positive COVID-19 cases in Frio County have been traced to the South Texas Immigration and Customs Enforcement Processing and Detention Center, according to Fred Reyes, Pearsall city manager.
Frio County investigating possible case of COVID-19, officials say
FRIO COUNTY – The Texas Department of State Health Services is investigating a possible case of COVID-19 in Frio County, according to health officials. The Frio County Sheriff’s Office posted the announcement on Facebook Sunday night. The individual that is exhibiting symptoms is currently hospitalized in Bexar County and the investigation is ongoing, according to health officials. The heath department and Frio County officials are working to trace anyone else that may have been in contact with the possible COVID-19 patient. COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the new virus, stands for coronavirus disease 2019.
Dilley police finding abandoned stolen vehicles in wooded areas along highways
DILLEY, Texas - A man caught driving a stolen truck from San Antonio was arrested in Dilley, and three other stolen vehicles were recovered Monday night, police say. The Frio County chief deputy said it's very common for stolen vehicles from San Antonio, Houston and Austin to be dumped across Frio County. Dilley police said they recovered four stolen vehicles this past month. Dilley Police Chief Armando Romo said Tuesday that his officers have been recovering several abandoned vehicles, and that it's a big problem. He said stolen vehicles have been abandoned as far south as Webb County.