Man demands award money, instead gets jail time

On Thursday, June 27, in the late evening, police were dispatched to the 1900 block of W. Tyler Ave, in reference to an assault by threat.

Two men who couldn’t stand the heat will now stay cool in the slammer

On Wednesday, June 26, Harlingen Police were called to the 2200 block of East Bowie in reference to a burglary. A witness stated that a man had removed an air conditioning unit and left the area in a truck.

Duo arrested and charged with aggravated robbery of Stripes store

Three men have been arrested for their involvement in a aggravated robbery of a Stripes store in Pharr.

Harlingen man arrested for fleeing from police

On Thursday, June 20, in the late hours, a police officer stopped a vehicle for not using a turn signal when changing lanes.

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.