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Richard Ford Facing Capital Murder Charges For Death of His Ex Wife

Richard Ford Facing Capital Murder Charges For Death of His Ex Wife

40-year-old Richard Ford is now facing capital murder and aggravated kidnapping charges for the death of his ex wife 37-year-old Melissa Banda. Ford went before a judge Tuesday afternoon: his bond set at 2 million dollars. According to McAllen Chief of police, Banda’s nanny was the one that reported the kidnapping after seeing Ford violently […]

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Suspect Accused of Vandalism Arrested and Charged

Suspect Accused of Vandalism Arrested and Charged

McAllen- The suspect allegedly responsible for vandalizing at least two places of worship faced charges this afternoon. 38-year-old Erica Garza was arrested Tuesday in connection to vandalism at the Temple Emanuel Synagogue in McAllen. Garza was removed from her arraignment after shouting at the judge and causing a scene.She was later brought back in and […]

McAllen Police Search For Missing Teen

McAllen Police Search For Missing Teen

McAllen Police Officers are searching for Laura Jocelyn Puente 13 years of age. Her voluntary absence from her residence was reported to McAllen Police Officers on May 12, at approximately 8:56 pm. She was last seen in the area of the 500 Block of E. Jasmine Ave. McAllen, Texas. Laura Jocelyn Puente is described as […]

Suspect Dies From Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

Suspect Dies From Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

A suspect is dead after a standoff ends with a self-inflicted gunshot this afternoon. Mcallen police officers arrived at an apartment complex on 2401 La Vista to arrest a man for online sexual solicitation of a minor around 4 P.M. The suspect resisted arrest and twice fired shots into the air, then once toward himself. […]

Monk Testifies Feit Spoke Of A Woman

Monk Testifies Feit Spoke Of A Woman

Four more witnesses took the stand in the case of Irene Garza as yet another day of testimonies continued. Today’s witnesses included, the current McAllen police chief, a Texas Ranger, a former police officer from San Antonio and Dale Tacheny who was a former monk at a monastery in Missouri. Tachney who was the last to […]

Woman Found Dead in McAllen Home

Woman Found Dead in McAllen Home

This morning at around 10 authorities rushed to the scene where the body of women was found, one person was taken into custody. This incident took place on the intersection of 3rd and Yucca street, Mcallen police were on the scene of the incident. Police tell fox news the body of the women was removed […]

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Court Bailiff Heads to Court for Alleged DWI

Court Bailiff Heads to Court for Alleged DWI

Edinburg (KFXV) — A Hidalgo County court bailiff charged with driving while intoxicated went before a judge today. According to court documents, McAllen police arrested 40-year-old, Carlos Perez in late December of last year, after a policeman stopped him for driving while under the influence, and for carrying an unlicensed weapon. Perez received a $5,000 […]

Bank Robbery Suspects Go Before McAllen Judge

Bank Robbery Suspects Go Before McAllen Judge

McAllen (KFXV) — In a Fox follow up, today, the pair, McAllen Police arrested yesterday for robbing a bank went before a judge. Court records indicate 46-year-old Gilberto Lopez, Jr., and 37-year-old Elida Martha Decker – faced a judge accused of allegedly robbing a bank on the 3600 block of North 10th Street in McAllen […]

Deported Felon Faces Aggravated Robbery Charges

Deported Felon Faces Aggravated Robbery Charges

McAllen (KFXV) — Another previously deported individual is in custody for his alleged involvement in a series of robberies. McAllen police arrested Jorge Luis Almanza — a Mexican citizen, who has a felony conviction for an aggravated robbery. On March 27 he approached a woman on the 300 block of Yucca, held her at gunpoint […]

McAllen Woman Arrested for Auto Theft

McAllen Woman Arrested for Auto Theft

MCALLEN (KFXV) — We stay in McAllen where police also arrested one woman for theft. According to officials, around midnight, McAllen police arrested 38-year-old, Veronica Maldonado for an outstanding warrant of theft of a vehicle. The theft occurred earlier this year. Maldonado received a $15,000 bond.