Local police officer to help in Haiti relief effort.
POSTED: Saturday, January 23, 2010 - 9:29am
UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 11:35am
A South Padre Island police officer has been called into duty to help in the Haiti earthquake relief effort.
Juan Hernandez, also a U.S. Army Reservist and water purification specialist, was notified on Wednesday of being activated for service. He is a member of the 812th Quartermaster Company in Harlingen and left on Friday to report to Fort Bliss. From there he will be training and then sent to Haiti.