- Associated Press - Wednesday, January 6, 2016

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - The tax assessor in a Rio Grande Valley county has been charged with misusing the powers of his office.

Cameron County tax assessor-collector Tony Yzaguirre Jr. was arrested Wednesday and charged with bribery, engaging in organized criminal activity and official oppression.

Three other county employees were also charged.

Yzaguirre did not have an attorney listed.

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