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16 year-old female driver arrested in marijuana smuggling incident

A 16 year-old girl and a 32 year-old man are arrested by police after being caught attempting to smuggle bundles of marijuana.

CBP officers stop alleged smuggling attempt of 3 year-old child

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Pharr International Bridge intercepted a woman for alleged violations of immigration law.

CBP seizes over $2.9M of marijuana in frozen mango shipment

Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr and Rio Grande City International Bridges seized a combined $9,019,000 worth of marijuana and methamphetamine in two separate, unrelated incidents.

Pedestrian killed, driver flees the scene

Pharr police are searching for the driver and the vehicle involved in the death of a pedestrian.

PSJA North teacher to receive award

PSJA North Early College High School teacher Gemma Mora has been selected as UTPA's HESTEC Exxon Mobil 2014 Science Teacher of the Year Award.

TxDOT offering child safety seat demos in Pharr

As part of National Child Passenger Safety Week, Sept.

Spirit Trucking Company thanking truck drivers with perks

Showing some love to the men and women who haul it all. San Juan base Spirit Trucking Company is celebrating the job truck drivers do everyday by giving them more than a pat on the back.

CBP agriculture specialists intercept first in nation pest at Pharr International Bridge

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists, at the Pharr International Bridge, intercepted a pest determined to be a first in the nation in a shipment of mixed vegetables.

Pharr Police Athletic League hosts 13th Annual Junior Academy graduation ceremony

The Pharr Police Athletic League (PAL) Pharr Police Department hosted the 13th Annual Junior Academy graduation ceremony took place on Thursday, August 21, 2014, at the Tierra Del Sol Community Center located at 700 E.

$600K in meth and heroin seized at Pharr port of entry

Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr International Bridge seized $615,000 worth of methamphetamine and heroin in two separate, unrelated incidents.

San Juan man guilty of capital murder sentenced to life in prison

A jury in the 357th state District Court today found San Juan man Edgar Garces Diaz guilty of capital murder and was sentenced by the judge to life without parole.

$3M in marijuana seized in shipment of charcoal bags at port of entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr International Bridge cargo facility seized $3,000,000 worth of marijuana that CBP officers discovered within a commercial shipment of charcoal.

Police investigating body found on sidewalk

Pharr police are investigating the death of a woman after her body was discovered on a sidewalk.