Investigators make arrest in theft cases

Hidalgo County Sheriff’s investigators have recovered $40,000 in stolen property and made an arrest in connection to two theft cases.

Acting on information of a stolen trailer possibly located in the 3300 block of Melanie Street in rural Mission on Monday, investigators searched the property and found a stolen trailer filled with DJ equipment and a second stolen concession trailer, states a news release.

20150417 MISSION Theft arrest ROLANDO PUENTEBoth trailers had been partially painted, the news release states.

Rolando Puente, 36, was arrested and charged with two counts of felony theft. Hidalgo County Pct. 4, Place 1 Justice of the Peace Charlie Espinoza set Puente’s bond at $40,000.

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