CrimeWatch

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.

Two suspects arrested, one wanted, in credit card abuse case

McAllen police arrested two individuals and are searching for third in an investigation of credit card and debit card abuse.

Suspect arrested in aggravated assault case

The Cameron County Sheriff's Department arrested a man they say was part of a aggravated assault.

Custom officers arrest wanted fugitive from Raymondville

U.S. Custom and Border Protection officers arrested a wanted fugitive on charges of indecency with a child.

Woman assaults her own mother and husband

Harlingen police arrested a woman for assaulting her own mother and then attacking her common-law husband. Police were called out to the 2100 block of East Grimes on Thursday, May 2, in regards to an assault report.

Driver arrest for possession of marijuana

A driver, playing his stereo system to loud, is arrested for possession of marijuana.

Former Brownsville mayor arrested in eight-liner raids

Cameron County, state and federal law enforcement agencies raided two illegal gambling establishments on Friday evening resulting in the arrest of former Brownsville Mayor Pat Ahumada.

Custom officers seize over $360,000 in unreported U.S. currency

Custom and Border Protection officers seized $360,025 in unreported currency from a Mexican citizen who was attempting to enter into Mexico.

Former Hidalgo County District Clerk arrested for possession of cocaine

Former Hidalgo County District Clerk, Omar Guerrero, will be arraigned for possession of cocaine with intent to distribute on Saturday at the HCSO Detention Facility.

Traffic stop leads to jail time for driver

San Benito police arrested a man for possession of marijuana after conducting a traffic stop.

Harlingen police prostitution sting nets 5 arrests

The Harlingen Police Special Investigations Unit conducted a controlled undercover prostitution sting on May 1st and arrested five individuals.

Court of Appeals affirms conviction, sentence in murder case

A Harlingen man's appeal on capital murder has been denied by an appellate court.