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Two suspects in custody in manhunt north of Floresville

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Wilson County News
May 3, 2013, 4:23pm
5,911 views | 7 comments

FLORESVILLE -- Deputies from the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office and agents from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) currently are involved in a manhunt in the area of the Creekwood and Cimarron residential subdivisions north of here.

Wilson County Sheriff Joe D. Tackitt Jr. said an unknown number of suspects fled officers on foot. This was after ICE agents had been watching a residence in Creekwood where several illegal aliens were believed to have been housed. Both subdivisions are located off U.S. 181.

Tackitt urged anyone in the area who witnesses suspicious persons or activity to call 911 immediately.

For more, read the May 8 print edition of the Wilson County News.

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Something else to say 2  
May 7, 2013 9:12am
newguy... you don't surround a house when it is being watched...kind of gives it away. This isn't a reality tv show or CSI. Any common sense person knows that if there are ALOT of marked units around the area, something is... More ›

May 6, 2013 7:49pm
three of them were caught by armed citizens... and turned over to law enforcement....... not many deputy's beating the bushes looking for them either..... why wasn't law enforcement in position to surround the home ? 4... More ›

The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
May 6, 2013 12:35pm
Retire about 160 miles south of here and make us all happy. Ice will let the criminals go anyway as they are potential Demo voters.

Glenn Quagmire  
Quahog, Rhode Island  
May 6, 2013 10:49am
Why don't you call da popo? I hear they got this number where you can call and not give your name, and they pay you.

Retiring in  
Wilson County  
May 4, 2013 2:35pm
If only the authorities could put all this effort into shutting down the white trash meth labs in Creekwood. I'm sure if ICE was watching that house, they saw lots of other activities going on in the neighbor.

William J. Gibbs Jr.  
May 3, 2013 7:18pm
As of 7 p.m., Wilson County Sheriff Joe D. Tackitt Jr. said 17 suspected illegal aliens had been captured through the combined efforts of the deputies, ICE agents, and troopers from the Texas Department of Public Safety. Others... More ›

William J. Gibbs Jr.  
May 3, 2013 4:30pm
According to radio traffic being transmitted from deputies in the area, at least two suspects are in custody.

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