Edinburg police arrested a 19-year-old man Sunday who is accused of threatening to shoot “skinny women” if his dogs went missing, according to the probable cause affidavit.
Police allege that Marco Almaguer of Edinburg stopped in a black car on the 200 block of West Schunior Street to talk to a woman. Almaguer told the woman a “skinny women [sic] who smokes crack had been stealing dogs in the neighborhood,” and “that if any of his dogs went missing he would shoot every skinny women [sic] in the area,” court documents indicate.
He is accused of then pulling out a handgun and pointing the barrel at the woman’s face, according to the probable cause affidavit.
Almaguer, and another man, were pulled over in a black Ford Fiesta on the 400 block of North 8th Street. Police found a handgun and marijuana in the vehicle, documents stated. Both men were arrested.
Almaguer was processed and charged on one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana.
He faces up to 20 years and 180 days in prison and a fine of no more than $12,000.