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Sheriff’s office arrest fugitive wanted for aggravated assault

Lopez’s girlfriend was also arrested for allegedly hindering his arrest.
52-year-old Miguel Salinas and 43-year-old Monica Lopez
52-year-old Miguel Salinas and 43-year-old Monica Lopez(Webb County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Nov. 20, 2020 at 5:48 AM CST
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LAREDO, Tex. (KGNS) -A man wanted for aggravated assault is arrested along with his girlfriend after authorities say she hindered his arrest.

The Webb County Sheriff’s Office arrested 43-year-old Monica Lopez and 52-year-old Miguel Salinas in the case.

The incident happened on Thursday at around 12:30 p.m. when sheriff’s deputies and county constable precinct two received information regarding a wanted fugitive living at a home at the 2100 block of Chacon Street.

Salinas had an active warrant for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and discharging a firearm.

When authorities searched the home, they found Salinas hiding inside a closet.

Salinas girlfriend, Lopez was also taken into custody for allegedly hiding Salinas.

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