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Monday, April 1st, 2013

Judge nixes charge for local Mexican Mafia leader

Less than two weeks after the Hays County District Attorney agreed to drop a murder charge against accused local Mexican Mafia leader Nemesio Garcia Jr., a judge last week dismissed an organized crime charge against the San Marcos man.

Friday, January 28th, 2011

Mexican Mafia murder suspect remains in jail after judge nixes bond reduction

One of the four murder suspects in the killing of a Lockhart man, all of whom authorities say are linked to the Mexican Mafia, was denied a bond reduction during a hearing on Thursday.

Monday, September 13th, 2010

Fourth suspect arrested in Mexican Mafia slaying

The Hays County Sheriff's office has arrested the fourth suspect in the murder last month of a Lockhart man whose body was found in the bed of a pickup truck traveling south through New Braunfels.

Monday, September 13th, 2010

Cops say ‘Mexican Mafia’ involved in Hays County murder

Law enforcers investigating last month's murder of a Lockhart man in Hays County said they have discovered ties in the case to an area gang known as the Mexican Mafia. Authorities also have arrested the fourth suspect...

Thursday, September 9th, 2010

Authorities charge three with murder, seek a fourth

Authorities have arrested three suspects -- and are looking for a fourth -- in the murder of Walter Capello, 35, of Lockhart whose body was found in the bed of a pickup truck during a traffic stop...

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

Police seek fourth suspect in death of Lockhart man

Hays County authorities have charged three men in the death of a Lockhart man whose body was found in a car during a traffic stop last week in New Braunfels. An arrest warrant has been issued for...