After the sudden resignation Friday of embattled Sheriff Lupe Treviño, Hidalgo County moved quickly to appoint an interim sheriff Wednesday. The Hidalgo County Commissioner’s Court appointed Precinct 4 Constable J.E. “Eddie” Guerra to run the law enforcement agency, one of the largest in the state with nearly 800 employees and a $44 million budget.
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Embattled Hidalgo County Sheriff Guadalupe “Lupe” Treviño—one of the border’s most powerful law enforcement officials, whose office has been roiled with allegations of corruption—formally announced his resignation Friday.
In Hidalgo County, when it comes to law enforcement corruption, the feds like to make their arrests right before the holidays. On Christmas Eve, […]
The jury deliberated for three hours this afternoon before finding former lawman Jorge Garza guilty of conspiring to possess more than 1,000 pounds of marijuana.
Hidalgo County Sheriff Lupe Treviño denies knowing about actions of corrupt drug task force in 2nd day of his federal trial testimony.
The sheriff tried to act as though he had nothing to worry about. But the previous three days of testimony had made clear that he did have reason to worry.
For more than six months, Miguel Flores lived a double life. In his day job, he was a narcotics investigator for the Hidalgo County […]
Can Sheriff Lupe Treviño’s legacy survive the indictments and accusations of corruption in his department?