Residents speak out against Pargas
MarianoPargas Jr. Some community members called on Uvalde County Commissioner Mariano Pargas Jr. and County Sheriff Ruben Nolasco to resign from their positions on Jan. 9, during the first commissioners’ court meeting of the new year. After months of being on administrative leave, Pargas retired from his position as a lieutenant with the city ofuvaldeleadernews.com
First audit disappoints families: Tempers flare as county reviews report
Click here to read investigator Richard W. Carter's report People attending the Monday, Dec. 12 meeting of Uvalde County Commissioners' Court expressed disappointment and called for more accountability when independent investigator and attorney Richard W. Carter gave what he called a “forensic review” on UCSO policies and procedures instead of more details on what happeneduvaldeleadernews.com
Reports: Uvalde County sheriff knew about Robb shooting call, diverted to other scene half-mile away
Uvalde County Sheriff Ruben Nolasco knew about the calls for shots fired on campus the day of the Robb Elementary shooting in which 19 students and two teachers died on May 24 but diverted to a shooting reported less than a half-mile from the school, according to a CNN report.
Jail inmates to get tablets with law library, religious service access
Inmates being held at the Uvalde County Jail will soon have access to tablet computers loaded with access to a law library at no cost to taxpayers, Sheriff Ruben Nolasco told Uvalde County Commissioners at the Monday, Sept. 12 meeting. Nolasco said Securus Technologies LLC, which the county contracted with for inmate telephone services, willuvaldeleadernews.com
‘I have nothing to hide’: Uvalde County sheriff will testify in school shooting investigation after receiving notice of deposition
The Uvalde County sheriff has agreed to testify in front of a Texas House committee in the Robb Elementary School shooting investigation after officials filed a notice of deposition Wednesday.
Sheriff Nolasco says he will testify for state House committee
Sheriff Ruben Nolasco Uvalde County Sheriff Ruben Nolasco said he has cooperated with Texas Rangers in their investigation into the Robb Elementary School shooting. Nolasco's statement, made Thursday morning, follows a press release from Texas state Rep. Dustin Burrows, chairman of a special committee formed to also investigate the shooting, issued Wednesday, stating the first-termuvaldeleadernews.com
Inmates headed to Zavala jail
Julye Keeble|Leader-NewsUvalde County sheriff Ruben Nolasco speaks to county commissioners regarding a proposal to house some female inmates at the Zavala County Jail. Commissioners approved the agreement at their April 25 meeting, held at the Uvalde County Courthouse. Uvalde County Commissioners authorized an interlocal agreement to house prisoners at the Zavala County Jail, as welluvaldeleadernews.com
Human smuggling cases on the rise in Uvalde, law enforcement says
In Uvalde, which is less than two hours away from San Antonio, law enforcement is reporting an increase of human smuggling cases. We’ve dealt with 35 (human) smuggling cases,” said Uvalde County Sheriff Ruben Nolasco. The Uvalde Police Department and the Uvalde County Sheriff’s Office have been working closely with the U.S. Border Patrol. It’s not leaving them with anything or the county,” Rodriguez said. Uvalde County measures 40 miles by 40 miles.
Runoff in play for Republicans
I appreciate all of those who took time out of their busy life to pray, support and vote for me in the primary race, Nolasco said. Precinct 3 constable is decided by residents of Uvalde County voting precincts 3 and 4. The Democratic Party did not field a candidate for the position, so the runoff victor will assume the office come January 2021. Yeackle did not have an opponent in the Democratic Party primary. 3 Uvalde County Commissioner Jerry Bates defeated challenger Morris Killough, a Utopia real estate agent, 693 to 407, with 63 percent of the vote.uvaldeleadernews.com