2/3/2008 – MURDER OF SAN JUAN BUSINESSMAN JUAN GARZA
Witnesses told police they saw a white Grand Marquis with a partial Texas license plate number of “739” driving by Juan Garza`s business immediately after he was shot there on Dec. 3, 2008. The vehicle had a loud muffler tip and it was occupied by a young male.
Police are also looking for a male subject in his 20s who was seen driving a blue mini van that day. Witnesses told police he was arguing with Garza on the day of the murder at a Subway restaurant in San Juan.
The shooter, believed to be in his mid-20s, has been described as 5 feet 8 inches tall with a slim build and was last seen wearing a white shirt and jeans. He was last seen running into some orchards near Garza`s business, and authorities believe he had been driving a dark Toyota Camry.
The shooter approached Juan Garza about 8 p.m. Dec. 3, 2008 at his business, Amigo Propane, and asked him to fill his gas tank, according to a shop employee who was there at the time. The would-be customer then asked Garza for money and shot him.
Authorities urge anyone with information to contact the San Juan Police Department at (956) 223-2400 or the Crime Stopper`s line at (956)283-TIPS.
The department is offering a cash reward for anyone with information on the case.
10/7/1999 – WANTED FOR MURDER SERGIO FELIX PRICHARD
On 10/7/1999 aprox. 0040 hrs. San Juan Officers responded to 607 west 3rd., reference to shots fired. Upon Officers arrival they found a male subject on the ground bleeding profusely. The male subject was identified as OSCAR ARANDA (DOB 8/21/62). A witness to the shooting identified SERGIO FELIX PRICHARD (dob 5/14/76) as the shooter. The shooting occurred because suspect was demanding to be paid some money. During the investigation it was learned that SERGIO had fled to Reynosa Tamps.
On 10/12/99 A federal Agency was contacted for assistance in locating him. On Jan. 2001 SERGIO was arrested in Reynosa for selling cocaine and San Juan Investigators went to the Mexican Agency who arrested SERGIO and identified him as San Juan Police wanted person. Since his arrested in Reynosa San Juan Police have received tips/information that SERGIO has been seen in local places. This information has been followed up to no avail.
6/15/2013 – AGGRAVATED ROBBERY
On 6/15/2013 at about 6:58 p.m., San Juan Police responded to 800 N. Raul Longoria in reference to an aggravated robbery. Two unknown male subjects entered Cash America Pawn, armed with handguns and their faces covered, and stole unknown amount of money and unknown amount of jewelry. Suspects left location on foot and possibly fled in a white 2 door Chevy p/u truck with a loud exhaust possibly driven by an unknown female subject.One of the suspects appears to have a deformity in his right ear.Suspects are to be armed and dangerous.
**If you have any information about these crimes or any person(s) involved, you are urged to call Crime Stoppers at 956-283-8477. You do not have to give your name. CRIME STOPPERS will pay a cash reward of up to $1000 and you can remain anonymous.