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Mexican Mafia

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

San Marcos men plead guilty in grisly Mexican Mafia hit

After one of their co-defendants cut a deal to testify for prosecutors, two local Mexican Mafia members pled guilty this week to charges related to the grisly 2010 murder of a fellow gang member who they suspected of being an informant.

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...

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Police find murder victim’s truck

The San Marcos Police Department has recovered the truck belonging to murder victim Frank Urrutia, whose body was found on Friday under a bridge.

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...

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