CrimeWatch

Harlingen Man Arrested for stealing purse in unlocked vehicle

On Thursday, June 27, police responded to a burglary at Medusas Lounge, located at the 2200 block of South Business 77 Sunset Strip.

Rio Grande City man sentenced to prison for marijuana trafficking

A Rio Grande City man has been sentenced to prison for trafficking marijuana.

Intoxicated driver charged with DWI for the third time

A Harlingen driver is arrested and charged with DWI after being spotted by a concerned citizen.

Edinburg woman sentenced to prison for marriage fraud

An Edinburg woman has been sentenced to prison for conspiracy to commit marriage fraud, Sandy Botello Ramirez, 77, was sentenced to 2 years in federal prison and 2 years of supervised release.

Landlord uses his authority to sexually assault a young girl

A Harlingen landlord used his authority to sexually assault a young girl for nearly a year.

Licensed firearms dealer sentenced to prison for making straw purchases for cartel

A Hidalgo City resident is sentenced to prison for his involvement in buying firearms for a Mexican cartel.

Woman, switches out price tags on items, charged with theft

Harlingen police arrested a woman for swapping out price tags on items at a Walmart store. On Thursday, June 13, police were called to the Walmart store located at 1801 West Lincoln Ave in reference to a theft.

Harlingen home used as a eight-liner establishment

An anonymous call, about a possible hostage situation, led police to a residence that was being used as a eight-liner business.

Teen puts on new clothes, attempts to walkout without paying

Harlingen police arrest a teen for theft after he attempted to walk out of a store wearing a new outfit.

Anonymous tip leads to suspect being charged with possession of marijuana

McAllen police arrested a man for possession of marijuana after receiving an anonymous tip. On Tuesday, June 11, officers received a call about suspicious activity in the 2100 block of W. Yellowhammer Ave.

Grandson's girlfriend arrested for breaking into grandma's apartment

Police arrested a woman for burglary, when she is caught inside the victim's apartment. On Friday, June 7, police officers were dispatched around 10 p.m. to the 3500 block of Business 83 in regards to a burglary.

Homeowner attacked, beats and holds down suspect for police

A Harlingen resident is forced to protect himself after he confronts a man on his backyard property. On Saturday, June 8, police were dispatched to a home in the 8100 block of West Business 83 in regards to a man with a knife.

San Benito police arrest five individuals in shoplifting ring

San Benito police arrested five individuals charged with shoplifting merchandise from a local department store.

Burglars steal bird cage, get caught, now behind bars

Two men are arrested and charged for several burglaries in the Harlingen area. On Thursday, June 6, around 1:30 a.m. police were called to the 2000 block of North G Street in regards to a female's apartment being burglarized.

Driver, in three vehicle accident, charged with manslaughter

A Brownsville man has been arrested and charged with manslaughter for his involvement in a three vehicle accident.