Warrant Leads to Arrest of Brownsville Man for Domestic Violence

Luis Medrano Arrested in Domestic Violence Case in Brownsville

BROWNSVILLE–A Brownsville man was arrested on a warrant Sunday afternoon relating to a domestic violence case on New Year’s Eve.

Police said Luis Medrano, 36, was involved in a family violence call on December 31 when he assaulted his common-law wife. There wasn’t enough evidence to arrest him then.

After investigating the case a bit more and talking to prosecutors, law enforcement officers decided to charge him and got a warrant for his arrest.

Medrano was arrested on a charges of aggravated assault, two counts of child endangerment, failure to identify as a fugitive from justice and  violation of a protective order.

Medrano is being held in the Cameron County Jail on a $77,000 bail.

–Manuel De La Rosa, South Texas Tribune, southtexastribune@gmail.com

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