Tag: crime

$1.5 million in drugs seized at Brownsville bridges

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized more than $1.5 million in narcotics at several Brownsville area international brides. The first seizure took place Wednesday,...

Authorities: Double murder, suicide in La Paloma

SAN BENITO — Authorities confirmed a double murder and suicide were discovered early Tuesday morning on the outskirts of San Benito. Victims were identified as...

Police search for person of interest in death of woman

Brownsville Police are looking for to find the owner of a red Ford pickup they believe may have been involved in the murder of...

Records: Drug packaging, video link Donna man to overdoses

Police say they connected a 31-year-old Donna man to the Nov. 14 death of a Brownsville-based musician in downtown McAllen through a social media...

McAllen man accused in fatal Halloween crash receives lower bond

A 22-year-old McAllen man accused of driving drunk and killing a woman on Halloween had his bond reduced Monday afternoon. Jorge Jesus Gonzalez Hernandez, who...

RGV legislator files bill to abolish Texas death penalty

On Sept. 16, 25-year-old Edinburg resident Victor Godinez appeared via videoconferencing from the Hidalgo County Detention Center. He was expressionless. The hearing was being conducted remotely...

McAllen man accused of hitting Mercedes officer arrested during ongoing operation

The 60-year-old McAllen man accused of hitting a Mercedes police officer Tuesday at the Rio Grande Valley Premium Outlets had been caught in an...

Palmview PD investigating fatal shooting

The Palmview Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting which occurred Wednesday evening. In a statement, Chief Gilbert Zamora said police received a call at...

McAllen police arrest men hospitalized after ‘negative reaction’ to drug

MCALLEN — Police arrested two men who were recently released from the hospital after experiencing a “negative reaction” to a drug early Saturday morning. Four...

5 shot, 2 fatally, in Houston domestic violence case

HOUSTON (AP) — Five people were shot Wednesday, two fatally, in what investigators say was a case of domestic violence in western Houston, police...

Man pleads not guilty to capital murder in fatal Edinburg hotel stabbing

A 26-year-old man entered a not guilty plea Wednesday to a charge of capital murder over allegations that he and another man lured a...

Police charge man with stealing dog treats, toys

A 46-year-old man finds himself jailed after a woman’s Ring doorbell application caught him on camera taking a package of dog treats and toys...

Man promised $400 to smuggle drugs set for sentencing

The sentencing for a U.S. citizen who told federal agents he was going to be paid $400 to transfer large quantities of illicit drugs...

Sentencing set for driver of tractor trailer stuffed with cocaine

A court has scheduled a sentencing hearing for a man who has pleaded guilty to the distribution of a controlled substance, records show. Fernando Alexis...

Houston man pleads guilty in illegal rifle case

A Houston man faces prison time in connection with allegations he lied on a federal form to purchase a firearm, records show. On Monday, Cesar...

Pharr man charged in fatal McAllen auto-pedestrian crash

A 26-year-old man told McAllen police he panicked when he hit a man last Thursday and fled the scene, according to a probable cause...

Edinburg police seek driver in fatal hit-and-run

Edinburg police are seeking the public's help to identify a vehicle and driver authorities say hit and killed a 41-year-old man last Friday and...

Edinburg ATM robbery suspects indicted

A grand jury has indicted two 18-year-old women on charges of aggravated robbery and robbery over allegations they attacked and robbed people at a...

Man destined for NY arrested at border with meth

A U.S. citizen traveling from Mexico destined for New York was arrested last month and faces drug smuggling charges after authorities found methamphetamine inside...

Weslaco police arrest 18-year-old wanted in fatal Florida crash

An 18-year-old man wanted for a fatal Florida crash is set to appear in court Monday on a fugitive warrant out of Palm Beach...

Pharr to waive failure to appear, warrant charges thru 2020

The city of Pharr approved a program that will waive failure to appear and warrant charges for unadjudicated fines paid in full. At a city...

Grand jury indicts 20-year-old Mission man on murder charge

A Hidalgo County grand jury has indicted the first of four men on a charge of murder over allegations on his role in the...

Teachers aide arrested on sexual assault charges

Police in Elsa arrested a 7th grade teachers aide Tuesday on charges of sexual assault of a child and indcency with a child by...

Ex-BP agent gets nearly 14-year prison sentence

A former U.S. Border Patrol agent has been sentenced for his role in a drug smuggling conspiracy, records show. On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Keith...

Rio Bravo man arraigned on capital murder charge

A 25-year-old Rio Bravo man pleaded not guilty Monday to a charge of capital murder. Saul Galindo Rodriguez appeared in court via video-conferencing and arraigned...

Trip to closed Walmart for baby wipes ends in arrests

With a bottle of liquor on ice in their vehicle, a late-night trip to a closed McAllen Walmart for baby wipes landed two men...

McAllen police say intoxicated Mission man punches woman, crashes car

McAllen police say a 23-year-old Mission man who punched a woman in the stomach before crashing her car refused to let emergency personnel treat...

Pair arraigned on child sex exploitation charges

A 41-year-old McAllen resident and a 28-year-old Edinburg resident pleaded not guilty to a five-count indictment alleging they sexually exploited young girls and then...

Edinburg police investigating 2 deaths

Edinburg police are investigating the deaths of a man and a woman found inside a residence in the 800 block of Russian Avenue Friday morning. Police...

Bond lowered for Mercedes man mistakenly charged with murder

A judge on Wednesday reduced the bond by $200,000 for a Mercedes man who was mistakenly booked and admonished on a charge of murder...