CrimeWatch

First weekend of 2015 was a busy one for Border Patrol Agents

The first weekend of the new year brought lots of drug traffic to the Rio Grande Valley.  Border Patrol Agents made multiple seizures of marijuana valued at more than $1.3 million dollars, and made several arrests.

Harlingen man arrested for murder in shooting investigation

Harlingen police have arrested a suspect in the murder investigation of a 19 year-old Weslaco man.

Search for shooter of McAllen Police Officer continues into 2015

It's 2015 and McAllen police don't want you to forget about the person who shot one of their officers. The department is still looking to track down the shooter.

Border Patrol agents snag over half a million dollars worth of marijuana

Border Patrol agents seized over 680 pounds of marijuana in one incident.

San Juan Police Chief aims to bring new force to focus on Home Invasions and Kidnappings

"We're not going to allow any drug cartel organizations or any criminal organization to come in here and try to terrorize our citizens.

Border Patrol says all agents are safe after alleged kidnapping claim

All agents in the Rio Grande Valley are safe and accounted for, after an alleged kidnapping scare.

Border Patrol Union releases statement on alleged kidnapping

Chris Cabrera the Vice President of NBPC Local 3307 released this statement on behalf of the union:

La Joya PD receives threatening calls of alleged kidnapping of Border Patrol Agent

Border Patrol is busy trying to account for all 3100 of its agents in the Valley on Friday. These steps are all being taken, after La Joya police say they received 911 calls, on Christmas day, that an agent had allegedly been kidnapped.

Suspects arrested in HCSO multiple raids set to appear in court

Investigators say a series of five drive by shootings within a 24 hour period on December 1st, lead them to South Tower Estates South of Alamo, on Thursday.

Police discover narcotics while serving arrest warrant

Pharr Police were on the 6800 block of South Blanca to arrest Lee Roy Huerta on Thursday evening. As they were executing the arrest warrant, officers spotted Dereck Medina run inside the home.

Hidalgo Co. Sheriff's Office executes 4 simultaneous raids

11 people are behind bars, after the Hidalgo County Sheriff's office wrapped up a 10 day investigation with 4 simultaneous raids on Thursday morning.

Three arrested in connection with Edinburg doctor's office fire

Months after an Edinburg doctor's office went up in flames. Edinburg Police have arrested three people in connection.

Hidalgo County Sheriff's deputies investigating homicide in Mission

Hidalgo County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a homicide after someone shot and killed a man in rural mission.

McAllen man gets 10 years in prison for trafficking marijuana

Donald Armin Alaniz, of McAllen, has been sentenced to 120 months imprisonment for possessing with intent to distribute approximately 1,780 kilograms of marijuana, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. Alaniz, 48, pleaded guilty Feb.

FBI gives tips to avoid kidnapping threats in Mexico

Rene Ovalle is over the Violent Crimes Squad at the FBI's McAllen office. His unit handles kidnappings.