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Officers to wear body cameras

By MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS February 5, 2015 Laguna Vista police officers are now equipped with body cameras to monitor their actions and those of the people they serve. The new technology comes through the efforts of new Police Chief Tony David, who secured a $10,172 grant from the Criminal Justice Division of the …

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Police probe man’s death

By JACOB LOPEZ Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Officers with the South Padre Island Police Department are investigating the death of a man at Sea Breeze Condominiums. The incident occurred on Sunday, Sept. 28, according to police reports. Officers arrived at the scene and made contact with a woman who was crying. She said that her …

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Chief stays focused on drug crackdown

BY CHRISTINA R. GARZA Staff Writer press@portisabelsouthpadre.com Jaime Adrian Nuñez, Quirino Martinez and Adrian Niño pleaded not guilty on June 28 to charges filed after the three were arrested during a drug raid in a Port Isabel shopping center in March. The three men were charged with possession of a substance PG-1 and possession of …

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Police to increase presence this weekend

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com According to South Padre Island Chief of Police Randy Smith, the department will have additional officers on duty this weekend on four-wheelers, in patrol cars and in the patrol boat. Police will also have extra jailers on duty. To read the rest of this story, subscribe to The Port …

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