Murder Investigation

EVENT #20-1451 – MURDER

***UPDATE 2/7/2020 @ 8:50 AM ***

As of this morning, two additional arrests have been made in this case. Jaime Garcia AGE 41 and Luis Perez AGE 44 are both charged with murder. Garcia and Perez working in conjunction with Luis Garza-Gonzalez played a direct role in the shooting death of Rebecca Maloney.

We appreciate the hard work and investigative support of the US Marshals Service in helping us locate and apprehend Perez.


*** UPDATE 1/29/2020 @ 10:10 am ***

United States Marshals acting under upon the request from the Aransas Pass Police Department executed an arrest warrant moments ago for Luis Garza-Gonzalez AGE 33. Garza-Gonzalez, as pictured here, of Corpus Christi, Texas, is a confirmed Texas Syndicate gang member.

APPD Detectives have uncovered evidence and witness statements showing that Garza-Gonzalez is directly involved in the shooting death of Rebecca Maloney. Evidence points to the murder happening during the weekend of the 18th of January, 2020.

This case remains open and active. We cannot share details beyond this release, as they could compromise this ongoing investigation. If you have any information about this case, please call Det. Stacey Allen at 361-758-5224 or send us an anonymous tip via Tri-County Crimestoppers (361-758-8477).

*** UPDATE 1/23/2020 @ 10:15 am ***

We need your help with this toolbox. Have you seen it before, or do you know who it belongs to? Your assistance is requested.

Please call Det. Stacey Allen at 361-758-5224 or share your information to us via Tri-County Crimestoppers:

☎️Hotline: (800)245-TIPS/8477
?Ph. (361)758-8477

Your tip could earn you a cash reward of up to $1,000.00!

*** ORIGINAL POST 1/22/2020 @ 10:07 am ***

On Tuesday, January 21, 2020, just after 5:45 pm, police were sent to Rail Road Street just north of E. Wheeler Avenue. A witness reported a toolbox that contained a deceased body inside.

(Map updated @ 9:08 pm 1/22/20)

Police arrived and inspected the discarded toolbox. There was in fact the body of a female found inside. The female had been dead for at least several hours. The female had obvious signs of injuries on her body.

Police detectives processed the scene and continued to search for the female’s identity. The family of the deceased came forward concerned about the wellbeing of their missing relative, Rebecca Anne Maloney AGE 29 of Rockport, Texas. The family was further able to identify our deceased victim as Rebecca.

At this time, police continue to investigate. There are no solid leads, and we ask that anyone with information about this case please come forward. Your assistance is greatly appreciated.

If you or someone you know has information about this case, please contact the Aransas Pass PD via 361-758-5224 and ask to speak with Det. Stacey Allen. Remember, we are busy investigating so our response to you might be delayed.

You can also tip us anonymously with the information below. Be sure to reference this case number (20-1451) in your tip:

☎️Hotline: (800)245-TIPS/8477
?Ph. (361)758-8477

Your tip could earn you a cash reward of up to $1,000.00!


As with all rapidly evolving events, the information shared herein is subject to change or correction. When new information becomes available or a correction/update is needed, those updates will append to this original release.