Mercedes Texas– Police arrest a former Mercedes Animal Control employee accused of stealing items left outside an apartment complex.
Robert Marcelino Martínez Jr. from Mercedes is accused of stealing property and making a false statement to an officer. According to Mercedes police chief Dagoberto Chavez, the incident occurred while Martinez was in a city vehicle.
Martinez was fired by the city and an investigation is ongoing.
Fox News South Texas will bring you more on this developing story as details are made available.