CrimeWatch

Brownsville men plead guilty to defrauding federal government

Two brothers have pleaded guilty to filing and falsifying information on income tax refund claims.

Ex-husband arrested for assault on ex-wife

Police arrested a man for assaulting his ex-wife, damaging her vehicle and attempting to flee from officers.

Parolee arrested for using plastic device to falsify drug test

A parolee was arrested for attempting to use a plastic device to falsify a drug test.

Woman arrested for attempting to smuggle child at port of entry

Officers with Custom and Border Protection arrested a woman, from McAllen, who allegedly attempted to smuggle an infant into the United States.

Brownsville man sentenced to prison for money laundering

A Brownsville man has been sentenced to prison for his involvement in a money laundering conspiracy in South Texas.

Custom agents seize $485,000 in meth

Custom and Border Protection officers arrested a man from Reynosa in connection with the failed smuggling attempt of methamphetamine.

Woman charged with theft of vehicle

A woman is charged with motor vehicle theft and child endangerment after being caught driving in a stolen truck.

Suspect confesses to 15 home burglaries

Brownsville Task Force investigators arrested a man suspected of several burglaries in the El Valle West subdivision.

Jury finds woman guilty of possession of marijuana

A jury has found a Brownsville woman guilty of possession of marijuana. The jury found Jessica Garcia, 22, guilty of attempting to smuggle 188 pounds of marijuana in her vehicle.

Driver sentenced to 9 years in prison for intoxication manslaughter

A 21 year-old man gets 9 years for intoxication manslaughter involving the death of a baby. Joe Montez III pleaded guilty to one count of intoxication manslaughter and two counts of intoxication assault.

Donna man found guilty of possesing unauthorized debit and credit cards

A Donna man has been found guilty of unlawfully possessing debit and credit account numbers. Pedro Garcia-Morales, 41, was found guilty of possessing more than 15 unauthorized access devices with the intent to defraud.

Woman arrested on attempted smuggling of child

Custom and Border Protection agents intercepted a woman who attempted to smuggle a child at the Progreso International Bridge.

Boyfriend arrested for assault on girlfriend

Harlingen police arrested a man who assaulted his girlfriend during an argument. On Friday, May 3, police responded to the 700 block of Sonesta Court in reference to an assault.

Omar Guerrero wanted on sexual assault warrant

Authorities are searching for former Hidalgo County District Clerk Omar Guerrero who is wanted on a sexual assault warrant.

Operation Guardian concludes operation targeting sex offenders

The U.S. Marshals Service has concluded Operation Guardian which targeted the area's most dangerous noncompliant sex offenders.