CrimeWatch

Woman arrested for changing auto title of ex-boyfriend's car to her name

A twenty seven year-old woman allegedly tries to take over her ex-boyfriend's vehicle without his consent. Perla Esmerelda Garcia is accused of borrowing her ex-boyfriend's car and refusing to give it back

$1.25M bond handed to Progreso ISD board member accused of drug smuggling

A Progreso ISD board member is behind bars on suspicion of smuggling marijuana. Felix Hernandez Jr. was arrested over the weekend by a Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper.

Police arrest suspect in graffiti painting of Weslaco water tower

Weslaco police arrested a man believed to be involved in the spray painting graffiti to the city's water tower.

Woman arrested for transporting 5 bundles of cocaine

A 20 year-old woman is arrested for allegedly transporting bundles of cocaine.

Harlingen man sentenced to prison for sexual abuse of a child

It took a jury less than 30 minutes to find Harlingen man Hector Vargas-Hernandez guilty of continuous sexual abuse of a child and just one hour to sentence him to 40 years in prison.

Suspect named in aggravated assault case of two individuals

Brownsville police are searching for a man accused of aggravated assault. Joseph Torres is accused of assaulting two people in January in the 1400 block of Ruben Torres.

Two arrested in aggravated assault of woman and 8 year-old girl

Brownsville police arrested two people involved in the assault of a woman and an 8 year-old girl. On Saturday, March 22nd, police were called to the 400 block of San Eugenio in response to an assault.

Son arrested after being accused of body slamming his mother to the ground

San Benito police arrested a man for assaulting his mother and causing her to bleed. On Sunday, March 16th at around 1 a.m., police were called to the 400 block of Franklin Street in reference to a domestic disturbance.

Police charge man with burglary of Sunshine Motors

Harlingen police arrested a man who broke into the Sunshine Motors business and stealing over $5,000. On Wednesday, March 5th police were dispatched to Sunshine Motors, located at 2300 N. 77, in reference to a burglary.

Two charged with impersonating a public servant

Two men have been arrested on impersonating a public servant charges by Brownsville police.

Mission attorney, his father and 17 others sentenced for trafficking cocaine

A total of 19 people have been handed federal prison sentences for their roles in a drug trafficking conspiracy originating out of Starr County involving more than 10,000 kilograms of marijuana in 2012 and 2013.

Jury sentences man to life in prison in beating death of bedridden man

Ramon Pinon was bedridden and defenseless when he was bludgeoned to death with a hammer over a 19” television, a circular saw, a stereo and a few other minimally-valued items taken from his San Benito home.

One suspect arrested in La Joya home invasion case

A man is in custody and two others are at large after a home invasion early Wednesday morning.

Alleged home invasion suspect in custody of Hidalgo County Sheriff's Department

An alleged home invastion suspect  has been taken into custody by sheriff deputies after being treated for his injuries at a San Antonio hospital.

Call of suspicious activity leads to bust of cockfighting ring

Hidalgo County Sheriff deputies busted  a cockfighting ring after the department received calls from the public about suspicious activity at a residence.