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Suspect held for multiple active warrants

Maverick County Chief Deputy Roberto De Leon reported that deputies were dispatched to a location in the Rosita Valley Sector of the community in reference to a suspicious red Chevrolet Tahoe by location.

Contact was then made with a male complainant (property owner) who stated that said vehicle was trespassing in his property.

Contact was then made with an 18-year-old male driver identified as Felipe Miranda and a 17-year-old female passenger.

An NCIC/TCIC system check was conducted on both subjects to which communications advised, that Felipe Miranda had multiple active warrant out of the Kinney County Sheriff’s Office, for Murder and Human Trafficking.

Miranda was then placed under arrested for the active warrants and transported to the Tom Bowles Detention Center for further processing.

Back in 2019, Miranda a Maverick County resident was arrested by the Maverick County Sheriff’s Department under an arrest warrant out of Kinney County for multiple charges including murder.

The subjects arrest stems from a high speed chase through Kinney County in the month of June 2019 which resulted in the death of an undocumented immigrant and injuries to others.

Miranda’s bond was set at around $350,000 for several charges which includes a $100,000 bond for murder, evading arrest $ 5,000, smuggling of persons child under 18 years of age one charge bond $ 50,000, engaging in organized criminal activity $ 100,000 bond, smuggling of persons resulting in death of smuggled individual bond $ 100,000.

Miranda allegedly was involved in a smuggling incident that resulted in a high speed chase which ended tragically after the vehicle the subjects were in crashed.

Kinney County officials were able to detain six individuals on charges related to the pursuit and accident which occurred on June 21, 2019.

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