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Police probe indicted Brownsville mayor's trip to Tampico
Thursday, Apr 16, 2009, 10:55AM CST
By Jennifer Peebles
The Brownsville Herald, through the Texas Public Information Act, has some of the details of Mayor Pat Ahumada's trip to Tampico -- like the cost of the private jet he chartered -- though two other men on the trip with him won't talk about it, the newspaper reports. The probe comes less than a month after Ahumada's indictment on charges that he deposited a $26,000 check from a city vendor into his own bank account.

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Comments
David
Thursday, 04/16/2009 - 02:32PM

Was Kino Flores with him?

Gibby
Sunday, 04/19/2009 - 04:20PM

The two cases (the check indictment and the travel investigation) are only related in that he wasn't removed from office by the indictment so it appears now the hunt is on for another way to get him kicked out. I seriously doubt the travel investigation will turn up any wrongdoing.

Jennifer Peebles
Monday, 04/20/2009 - 07:52AM

David, Gibby,

Welcome to our site! Thank you both for reading us and writing in.

Take care,

Jennifer P.

jennifer@texaswatchdog.org

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