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Wilson County News
August 14, 2014, 11:31am
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(Updated at 9:14 p.m.) Detective George Ortiz of the Floresville Police Department confirmed via telephone at 8:30 p.m. Aug. 14 that the suspected trigger man in an Aug. 3 armed robbery in Floresville has been captured.

Matthew Zapata, 18, of San Antonio was arrested at 5 p.m. by officers from the San Antonio Police Department. Ortiz said a worker at a San Antonio hospital saw news coverage and recognized Zapata as one of their patients, prompting them to notify police.

Zapata is being held in the Bexar County Jail, where he awaits extradition to Wilson County.
 

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wcd  
la vernia  
August 16, 2014 4:35pm
 
Newguyntown or should I call you Deputy Beck?

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
August 16, 2014 1:12pm
 
Newguyintown.....Not related. Are you a wannabe cop ??? Are the dead end streets fenced at the end to prevent exiting by foot ???? I bet you're a great Monday morning quarterback. :-)

 
newguyntown  
floresville  
August 16, 2014 12:39pm
 
no common sense.. you have a witness on the phone chasing them talking to dispatch.. they run into a dead end street. they are not from here.. just how many officers if any were involved and what was the response time. PG- related ... More ›

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
August 16, 2014 11:48am
 
Newguyntown. Great expectations normally end in disappointment. :-) Watching too many TV crime shows ?????

 
newguyntown  
floresville  
August 16, 2014 8:49am
 
No PG, but we did expect them to CATCH THEM while they were in Floresville !!

 
Delightful  
Downtown  
August 16, 2014 5:53am
 
He'll be out on bail (if he isn't already) and back on the streets ready to "go shopping" again!

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
August 15, 2014 6:16am
 
Did anyone expect the FPD to arrest a SA resident in the city of SA ??????????

 
newguyntown  
floresville  
August 14, 2014 10:08pm
 
SAPD to the rescue...

 
Webmaster  
Floresville  
August 14, 2014 9:16pm
 
Story updated

 
SuprF  
Floresville  
August 14, 2014 12:43pm
 
Awesome News! Now it's only a matter of time...

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