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Prior Cameron County Sheriff Candidate, John Chambers Sentenced for Tampering of Government Records

After the United States Supreme Court declined to hear John Chambers appeal to their venue, the Cameron County 103rd District Court has sentenced Chambers. Judge Janet Leal sentenced a concurrent punishment with a two year probate. Rather than Chambers serving the maximum sentence of one year for a […]

Cameron County Commissioners Court to Discuss Transitioning the Courthouse Security to the Cameron County Sheriff

On April 23, 2021, the Cameron County Commissioners Court posted a supplement agenda which shows discussions to take place on courthouse security. At this point, it is unclear what will occur; however, what is shown is improper process was performed by Sheriff Eric Garza which caused a temporary […]

Temporary Restraining Order of Cameron County Sheriff Has Been Modified

On April 23, 2021, a hearing on Cameron County Sheriff Eric Garza’s “Motion to Dissolve Temporary Restraining Order and Motion for Emergency Hearing,” occurred in the 445th Judicial District of Cameron County. The Honorable Judge Gloria M. Rincones presided. During the hearing each side was asked if there […]

The Cameron County Government Waives Service of Summons in Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit

On April 15, 2021, the Cameron County Government provided three of four waiver of summons in a Federal Civil Rights lawsuit. The fourth waiver could not be returned at this time due to the fourth person, Luis Mendieta no longer being with the Cameron County Government. Interestingly enough, […]

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