Teen certified as adult in knifepoint robbery

      Cameron County Jail: 17-year-old Misael Rubio

      A judge has certified a Brownsville teenage to stand trial as an adult for a robbery where they held a homeowner at knifepoint.

      Cameron County Juvenile Justice Judge Menton Murray certified 17-year-old Misael Rubio as an adult for the crime.

      The incident happened at a home on Sylvia Lane back on January 26th when Rubio was 16-years-old.

      Investigators reported that 19-year-old Helio Martinez and two juvenile suspects held the homeowner at knifepoint.

      They three ransacked the home and ran off with a plasma TV.

      Brownsville police were able to catch Rubio, Martinez and the other teen involved.

      A court date for Rubio was not immediately available.