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ARRESTED: Murder

Armando Gerardo Tovar (43) On May 26, 2017, CID Detectives arrested Armando Gerardo Tovar (43) under the strength of a warrant for the criminal offense of Murder. The arrest stems from a death investigation where victim, Gilda Cantellano (69), was found deceased on the 400 block of Jose Marti Blvd. on May 14, 2017. Tovar was transported to the Cameron County Carrizales-Rucker Detention Center where he is currently being held without bond.

Robbery Suspect

Robbery Suspect Brownsville Police Detectives are looking for the identity and whereabouts of this subject. He is a suspect in a robbery that occurred on the 3500 block of Ruben M Torres Blvd on April 21, 2017 @ 04:45 am. Subject threatened the victim with bodily injury before taking merchandise from the store. Anyone with information to the identity or whereabouts of this subject is asked to call Brownsville Crime Stoppers at (956)546-TIPS(8477). The information you provide could earn you a cash reward. All calls remain anonymous!!!

ARRESTED: Furnishing Alcohol to minor (x5) Deadly Conduct

Claudia Gonzalez (38) On 05-13-17 at approximately 10:55pm, Officer responded to the 1900 block of Topo Chico Dr on a call of underage drinking. Upon arrival, Officers made contact with a 15 year old male resident who advised that he had some friend over to his house. Officers noticed that he had been drinking. Further investigation revealed another male juvenile in the location that was passed out in a chair who had apparently vomited on himself. Officers were unable to wake him up and EMS was called to the residence. He was transported to local hospital for his state of intoxication. Officers then contacted an adult female at the residence who was identified as Claudia Gonzalez. She

Homicide: 400 block of Jose Marti Blvd

Brownsville Police Detectives are currently investigating a homicide that was reported yesterday evening. On May 14, 2017 at approximately 08:45pm, Officers were called out to the 400 block of Jose Marti Blvd in reference to a welfare concern call. Upon arriving at location Officers found an elderly female deceased on the floor. It was learned that the victim (a 69 year old female identified as Hilda Cantellano) was a home health provider for an elderly female who lives at the location. The female who called the police was the victim's sister. She stated that her son went to check on the victim after she did not arrive home from work and found the victim deceased. The female resident, who

ARRESTED: Possession of Marijuana (24.2 lbs)

Jesus Francisco Cordova (35) Leticia Romo-Candanoza (37) On 05/11/2017 members of the Special Investigations Unit executed a search warrant on the 1700 block of McKinley St. A search warrant had been granted after probable cause had been obtained to search the residence. Upon executing the search warrant officers observed two subjects outside of the residence. Both subjects were immediately detained. One of the individuals was identified as Jesus Francisco Cordova, the main suspect of the investigation. Agents also detained a female identified as Leticia Romo-Candanoza. The female had also been observed selling illegal narcotics prior to the execution of the warrant. Agents proceeded to cond

ARRESTED: Manufacture/Delivery of Controlled Substance (Cocaine 221 grams)

Oscar Arnoldo Aleman Rodriguez (41) On 05/04/17, a traffic stop on a Red Dodge Durango yielded a total of 221 grams of cocaine. The vehicle was stopped after committing a traffic violation. The driver was identified as Oscar Arnoldo Aleman Rodriguez of Harlingen, TX. There was also a female passenger in the vehicle. Officers obtained consent to search the vehicle after observing the driver and passenger being extremely nervous. Officer located 76 grams of cocaine in the vehicle. Narcotics Agents then requested and obtained consent to search the drivers residence, which is on the 1200 block of Whitewing St in Harlingen, Texas. Agents located and additional 145 grams of cocaine at the r