Last updateFri, 16 Feb 2018 7pm

Local cops held on robbery, murder charges

Three officers serving in the Ixtlahuacán de Membrillos police department were arrested on December 30 as prime suspects in the murder of a federal inspector for the federal Ministry of Communications and Transport (SCT) who was their acquaintance.

Tax collectors go on the road

Officials from Chapala’s Land Registry department (Catastro) will go on the road next week to take annual impuesto predial (property tax) payment services to the doorstep of property owners in several prime housing developments.

Early contenders stake claim for Chapala mayor’s post

The names of potential candidates for the Chapala mayor’s seat are starting to surface.  Juan Diego Castro Morales stands out as the first man in local history positioned to contend as an independent candidate.  The Jalisco Electoral Institute (IEPC) approved his preliminary registration in late November. The next step to get his name on the ballot involves collecting 361 signatures – equivalent to one percent of the municipality’s roster of registered voters.