CrimeWatch

Driver with $4,000 in traffic fines leads police on high speed chase

A driver with thousands in outstanding traffic fines led police on a high speed chase early Monday morning.

Alleged drunk driver leads police on chase, later caught with drugs

An alleged drunk driver is in police custody after leading authorities on a high-speed chase in San Benito early Sunday morning.

Officer arrested on SPI for alleged sexual assault

A Harlingen officer was arrested Sunday for an alleged sexual assault.

CBP officers detain two individuals on counterfeit documents

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Brownsville Port of Entry intercepted a man and a woman for alleged violations of immigration law.

Gang member arrested for selling cocaine

On Wednesday, March 6, 2013, Tactical Patrol Deputies were surveilling an open air drug market just west of Hutto Rd. on mile 9 in Donna, Texas as a result of community complaints regarding street level drug sales.

CBP officers seize 42 bottles of liquid methamphetamine

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Brownsville Port of Entry discovered 42 bottles allegedly containing nearly 55 pounds of liquid methamphetamine hidden within a 1999 Dodge Caravan SE and arrested the female driver.

McAllen officers arrest man for possession of marijuana

On March 4, 2013 Cesar Alcazar 24 years of age and a resident of Mission is arraigned in McAllen Municipal Court on the charge of Possession of Marijuana a Second Degree Felony. His bond is set at $500,000.00 dollars.

Agents seize nearly $7.2 Million dollars worth of marijuana

U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector seized nearly $7.2 million worth of marijuana and saved a woman’s life over the weekend.

Fugitive of the Week

Name: Eric Lugo, AKA-Eric Lugo-Rocha Age: 30 Last Seen: San Benito, Texas Height: 5’5 Weight: 150 lbs

Two suspects arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon

Officers responded to the 2700 block of Paredes Ln Rd in reference to a stabbing that had just occurred.

Teen charged with drug smuggling attempt at port of entry

Custom officers arrested 19 year-old Jose Filiberto of attempting to smuggle 12 bundles of marijuana inside a spare tire at the B&M port of entry.

McAllen police release composite sketch of suspect in stabbing death case

The McAllen Police Department released a composite sketch of person of interest in the stabbing death reported on Friday, February 23, 2013 at approximately 12:15 am.

Five convicted of smuggling more than a 1 ton of marijuana

A federal judge in McAllen has sentenced the last of five men who previously pleaded guilty to smuggling approximately 2,672 pounds of marijuana, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced today.

Men sentenced to prison for marijuana trafficking conspiracy

A total of nine men have now been sentenced to federal prison as a result of the efforts of a multi-agency Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) investigation into a conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute more than 1,000