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Federal Agents Seize Nearly $700,000 Worth Of Narcotics

Federal Agents Seize Nearly $700,000 Worth Of Narcotics

700 thousand dollars worth of narcotics are taken off the streets by federal agents.On Tuesday, Border Patrol agents in Escobares saw a vehicle speeding. Roma police tried to conduct a stop but the vehicle kept going. Minutes later the driver stopped and fled the scene.  Click on video to view full story.

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Border Patrol Agents Seize Large Amounts Of Narcotics

Border Patrol Agents Seize Large Amounts Of Narcotics

Border Patrol seized millions of dollars worth in narcotics during two separate smuggling attempts. On September 26, federal agents at the Javier Vega Junior checkpoint seized 142 pounds of methamphetamine worth an estimated 4.5 million dollars. On September 27, agents at the Falfurrias checkpoint referred a commercial bus for further inspection. A canine alerted to […]

FBI Search For Fugitive, Might Be In Mexico

FBI Search For Fugitive, Might Be In Mexico

The FBI is looking for a fugitive wanted for conspiracy to participate in racketeering activity and a murder attempt. He could be associated with a notorious criminal organization.  FBI agents say they are offering a 25 thousand dollar reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspect. 47-year-old Juan Alberto Mendez has a federal […]

Former Police Chief Facing Federal Drug Charges

Former Police Chief Facing Federal Drug Charges

[KGVID]https://dcl9dohvvr1qz.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/15034720/08-14-GEO-PKG2.m4v[/KGVID] Progreso (KFXV) — In Progreso, a former sergeant is facing federal charges in connection to drugs.   Geovani Hernandez is in custody tonight on several charges including possession with intent to distribute cocaine.  The Progreso Probationary Police Sergeant, was placed in custody on Saturday and faced a federal judge this morning on charges of […]

Border Patrol Sees Increase in Smugglers Crossing Harder Drugs

Border Patrol Sees Increase in Smugglers Crossing Harder Drugs

RGV (KFXV) — As the number of drug seizures in the Rio Grande Valley continue to increase, smugglers are resorting to unusual methods of concealment. U.S. Customs and Border Protection report a major increase in cocaine and heroin seizures through the region this year..from Del Rio to Brownsville, agents are intercepting hard drugs. The South […]

Mexico Ranks Second Deadliest Country in World; Experts Weigh In

Mexico Ranks Second Deadliest Country in World; Experts Weigh In

MEXICO (KFXV) — A study places Mexico as second deadliest place in the world behind Syria and above Afghanistan and Iraq. Mexico’s violence death toll has risen to 25,000 from the constant drug wars. Fox News spoke to a cartel analyst who says the battle for territory will continue. Drug Cartel Analyst, Correa Cabrera has […]

San Juan Police Officer Arrested for Drug Trafficking

San Juan Police Officer Arrested for Drug Trafficking

SAN JUAN (KFXV) — A San Juan police officer facing charges of drug trafficking. According to a criminal complaint issued by a U.S. District court, Officer Salvador Hernandez is accused of possessing and intended to distribute more than 500 grams of cocaine. On August 27th of last year, officers responded to reports of a three-vehicle […]