CrimeWatch

Men arrested for theft of two beer cans, bond set at $15,000

Harlingen police arrested two men for theft of two beer cans and food after police were able to identify one of them from surveillance video.

Three men arrested for aggravated kidnapping

Three men are behind bars--each on a $1 million bond after allegedly attempting to kidnap a man.

Child sex offenders sentenced

The Cameron County District Attorney’s Office Child Abuse Unit successfully prosecuted two Brownsville men and two Harlingen men for sex crimes against children.

Jury finds San Benito woman guilty of robbery of air freshner pack

A jury found San Benito resident Clarissa Garcia guilty Wednesday of an October 2013 robbery in Harlingen.

Jury finds man guilty of indecency with a child

A jury found Brownsville resident Julio Cesar Perez Garcia guilty Wednesday of indecency with a child sexual contact and indecency with a child exposes.

Laguna Heights man found guilty of assaulting family member

A jury found Laguna Heights resident Joel Martinez guilty late Wednesday of assault family/household member with previous conviction.

Elderly woman arrested for possession of stolen i-Pad

Harlingen police arrested an elderly woman for theft after the GPS feature from an iPad tracks the device to her residence.

Driver charged with tampering with evidence after attempting to eat marijuana

A Harlingen man, stopped for a traffic violation, is arrested for possession of marijuana and tampering with evidence after attempting to eat the contraband.

Seven men arrested in undercover prostitution sting

Harlingen police conducted a covert undercover prostitution operation that resulted the arrest of seven men.

Woman arrested for possession of marijuana and aggravated assault

A Harlingen task force arrested a woman, identified as a narcotics smuggler, for possession of marijuana.

Investigation of human smuggling leads to couple being arrested for possession of marijuana

An investigation by federal and local law enforcement agencies leads to a couple being arrested for possession of marijuana.

Teen arrested for possession of a controlled substance, also charged with bribery

A Harlingen teen, arrested for possession of a controlled substance, is also charged with bribery after offering the arresting police officer $10,000 dollars to let him go.

Previously removed MS-13 gang member arrested by ICE in Penitas

A member of the MS-13 gang was arrested Wednesday by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).

Men caught using walkie talkies while burglarizing home

Harlingen police say three men took a very organized approach into burglarizing a home in the 300 block of East Flynn Street.