Tag Archives: Presidio County
A former Presidio official pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal bribery-related charges. Carlos Nieto, a former special projects coordinator with the City of Presidio, admitted he conspired to defraud the County.
*Editors note: An earlier version of the headline for this story said Michael Bryant and Walker Daugherty lied about the shooting incident in 2017. While indicted on charges, there hasn’t been a ruling in the case. We regret the error. Last year, … Continue reading
Texas hosted the nation’s first primary election this year. You can find out the results of some of the statewide and county races here.
At a Presidio County Commissioner’s Court meeting Wednesday, embattled Precinct 3 commissioner Lorenzo Hernandez officially resigned from his position.
A special meeting of the Presidio County Appraisal District’s Board of Directors was held yesterday afternoon. One of the items on the agenda was filling the vacant slot left by former chairman, Carlos Nieto. Nieto had held a seat on … Continue reading
The Presidio County Commissioner’s Court Tuesday took action on several items related to embattled Precinct 3 Commissioner Lorenzo Hernandez. Nearly two weeks ago, Hernandez was arrested on federal bribery related charges.
The FBI on Thursday arrested two Presidio officials on federal bribery related charges. The two officials also face several counts of conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud.
The Marfa City Council voted to re-establish a city police department Tuesday evening. The decision comes after nearly 8 years since the City last had its own department, and marks the end of Marfa’s agreement with the Presidio County Sheriff’s … Continue reading
Drug smugglers and people who’ve entered the country illegally regularly travel North from Mexico through the desert of Presidio County. In the last year, that same desert has been the site of a massive construction project: The Trans-Pecos Pipeline, which … Continue reading
The race for 83rd District Attorney in Brewster, Jeff Davis, Pecos and Presidio Counties is among the few competitive races in Big Bend country. Many local-level races only had one party on the ballot in the March primary, so those … Continue reading