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McAllen Monitor (Newspaper) - March 21, 2015, McAllen, TexasSaturday March 21, 2015 the Monitor 5apol ice shoot Man in officials 1 dead several injured in new Orleans Airport Falfurrias shooting investigation ongoing by Ryan Parker and Christine Mai Duc los Angeles times a Man was shot by police three times in the Louis Armstrong new Orleans International Airport on Friday night after he allegedly attacked three transportation Security administration officers with Wasp Spray and a Machete said Jefferson Parish sheriff Newell Normand. The shooting happened around 8. Local time in concourse a Airport spokeswoman Michelle Wilcut said. A the site has been secured a she said. The suspect was identified As Richard Wiite Normand said. By Lorenzo Zazueta Castro staff writer one person was confirmed dead and several More were injured after a shooting Friday night in Falfurrias Brooks county chief Deputy sheriff Benny Martinez said. Martinez said deputies responded to a shooting Call just before 10. Friday night near the intersection of West Benavides and North Palo Blanco streets. Authorities said they do not have a motive for the shootings How Many shooters were involved and they done to have a description of the vehicle involved. Quot they done to have any details on who the shooter was or How Many shooters were involved a that a still he said. Martinez said Falfurrias police Are taking the Lead on the investigation. At least one person was transported to a local Hospital. A several injuries but we done to have a head count yet Quot he said. Martinez confirmed no one had been detained in connection with the shootings As of ii. Friday night. Zazueta p themon i 200 a daily individual count a number housed overnight who started in August. Quot nothing like last year but definitely they m expecting them to go Between Lune 14, when Catholic charities started keeping track and March 6, a total of 14,074 people have visited ant 1,828 have stayed overnight. Photos by Dolcia Lopez Abo a Pink signs indicate girls clothing thursday for immigrants who pass through sacred heart Church in Mcallen. Below boys play at an activity Center at the shelter. Shelter from Page 1a arrivals with clean clothes showers and meals. The Effort continues today. And this year is projected to have the second most number of cd ventral americans Migrate to the United states and Many Are expected to Cross through the Valley again according to a study from the Washington office on America Quot people have been telling us they expect the numbers to increase As the weather gels said Eli Fernandez a director at sacred heart charged from Page la he left the department a second time Only to in rehire to on March 25, 2014 a working up until he resigned on june 6, 2014 a a week after the alleged incident with the female prisoner according to employee records obtained through a Public information request. In a Handwritten resignation letter Peralez cited personal rear tvs for his departure. A for personal reasons i will not state 1 Felipe a Eraie am choosing to resign from telecommunications he wrote in the letter. During his time with the police department Peralez was reprimanded a handful of times for infractions such As not showing up to 7/30/2014 9/18/2014 11/7/2014 12/27/2014 2/15/2015 number of immigrants in Catholic charities since june 14,2014 work forgetting to log in a vehicle and working without a valid Drivers License according to employee records. Despite a less than Stel Lar record As an employee Peralez was promoted to a full time Job in May 2014 a a week before troopers said in a criminal complaint that he assaulted the woman. T he alleged assault was recorded on the departments surveillance cameras May 29, 2014, while Peralez worked the night shift As a dispatcher according to the probable cause affidavit. The surveillance video showed Peralez As he walked into a female jail area and used his hands and fingers to sexually assault the female inmate who had been booked into the jail earlier that Day by Ivy Itas police on a Niide Meanor charge the complaint states. Texas rangers launched an investigation into the alleged assault after another Joya police employee who was not identified in the complaint reported what he had seen on Pijie video recording. Peralez was arrested wednesday and formally charged with three counts of violation of civil rights of a person in custody improper sexual activity with a person in custody and one count of official oppression according to court records. His Bond was set at $33, my. Jordan Garcia who answered Peralez a cellphone Friday and is listed As his cohabitant in employment records said Friday Fernandez said Catholic charities has put the word out for More donations and for More volunteers. A we be managed to adjust to what the numbers Are Quot he said. A a it a just a matter of setting your Sirius and getting going. Well meet the unlike the outpost in Brownsville sacred heart has kept its doors Otjen since it began responding to he influx a More than 270 consecutive Days. A a it a sort of fallen off the radar a Little bit. Quot said be in Pagan the City s attorney and emergency Courdina she did not Tiow where Peralez was and declined comment regarding the arrest. She is the granddaughter of la Joya mayor Quot Fito Quot Salinas and mar it Salinas the mayor s wife who sits on he Board of aldermen. Attempts to reach aty manager Mike Janiz and City attorney Roht Rio Jackson were unsuccessful late Friday evening. A woman who answered a cellphone number listed to co uni i Mem her Mary Salinas Hung up. If convicted of the most serious charge of violation of civil Rig us of it Erson in custody a second degree felony Peralez faces Between two and 20 years in prison and a $10,000 Fine. Aizaz uet4> in Monitor. Com Tor a but it still is a it Between Early february and March 6, nearly 41 immigrants on average visited the Church Eracli Day. According to numbers theolic charities provided the City in the ten Days leading up to March 6 a a the last Day Mir hers were available a the Charity averaged 48. But the numbers still vary from Day to Day and week to week Fernandez said March 19. Two weeks ago they averaged 60 or 70 people but that morning they Only had 15. He said. Unless the numbers this year dramatically increase from 2014, when they jumped 66 percent Pagan said he feels the City is prepare d for another potential influx. The experience we had last summer helped us figure out logistics a he said. The City spent thousands a a rough estimate of $68, my was provided to the Monitor Early in the operation last summer a on assisting the Charity. The City is still petitioning for Federal reimbursement for their efforts. Pagan said. Sch Uuie i carports inc. A 2 1/2,14 gauge 5 legs a 28 gauge Metal sheets 48.75 Dove Al .35 to Call today 006 585-0852 8400 w. Expressway 83 Mission. 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