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Villalobos gets 13-year sentence

BY FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Former Cameron County District Attorney and 2012 Congressional candidate Armando R. Villalobos was sentenced to 13 years in federal prison on Tuesday, Feb. 11. To read the rest of this story, please subscribe to the Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS E-edition by clicking here or call the news office at (956) …

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BREAKING: Body found near Fingers confirmed to be Marchan’s

PRESS Staff Report Authorities confirmed that the body retrieved from the waters near the area known as the Fingers was that of Port Isabel-based attorney Ray Roman Marchan. The discovery was made shortly after 5 p.m. after a nearly 12-hour search by local authorities, which included the Coast Guard and Texas Parks & Wildlife. According …

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SUICIDE? Marchan was to serve 3-year prison term

By CRAIG ALANIZ Reporter/Photographer press@portisabelsouthpadre.com  Authorities were still searching for the body of Port Isabel-based attorney Ray Roman Marchan as of press time Thursday afternoon. According to reports, Marchan reportedly jumped off the Queen Isabella Memorial Causeway early Thursday morning. Cameron County Sheriff’s Department responded to a 9-1-1 call reporting that a person jumped from …

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