Get Our Newsletter



Links

Columnists



Site Search


Entire (RSS)
Comments (RSS)

Archive Calendar

August 2014
S M T W T F S
« Jul   Sep »
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31  

Guides

How to Become a Bounty Hunter



Archive for August 30th, 2014

Weekend Series on Law Enforcement: A Documentary on the U.S. Secret Service

Mexican National Accused of Fatally Shooting Off-Duty Border Patrol Agent Faces More Charges

Gustavo Tijerina

By Steve Neavling
ticklethewire.com

A Mexican national accused of shooting an off-duty Border Patrol agent during a robbery in Texas was charged with additional crimes related to more robberies Thursday, the Monitor reports.

Gustavo Tijerina, 30, was charged with seven counts of aggravated armed robbery and three counts of engaging in organized criminal activity in connection with four armed robberies in Cameron County. Cars were stolen in those cases.

Tijerina already has been charged with capital murder in the shooting death of Border Patrol Agent Javier Vega Jr., 36, of Kingsville.

Tijerina likely won’t be going anywhere after his bail was set at $2 million.

Other Stories of Interest