KBFM Morning Co-Host Arrested
February 19, 2007 at 5:40 AM (PT)
THE MCALLEN MONITOR reports CLEAR CHANNEL Top 40/Rhythmic KBFM (WILD 104)/MCALLEN morning co-host FRANKIE G is out of jail and out of a job.
The WILD 104 personality was fired FRIDAY morning (2/16), a day after he was arrested by MCALLEN police on drug possession charges while taking two MCALLEN HIGH SCHOOL students to lunch.
FRANKIE G, whose real name is FRANCISCO GARCIA, was participating in a mentoring program and serving as a mentor to the two students. The students were not arrested and returned to the school following GARCIA’s arrest.
CLEAR CHANNEL COMMUNICATIONS had nothing to say about GARCIA, except to note that he was fired.