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Four People Charged With Aggravated Kidnapping

Four People Charged With Aggravated Kidnapping

Four people behind bars accused of kidnapping in Progreso. Authorities say a woman flagged down a patrol officer and said her husband had been forced into a vehicle by three men, one of them was holding a knife. Click on video to view full story.

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Officer Suspended Following Sexual Assault Accusations

Officer Suspended Following Sexual Assault Accusations

A Progreso police officer is temporarily suspended from his work for alleged misconduct. The incident was reported on June 29. 23-year-old Matthew Sepulveda is accused of Sexual Assault and violating the civil rights of a person in custody. The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office together with the FBI have been investigating the allegations. Until the case […]

Authorities Investigate Fatal Accident In Progreso

Authorities Investigate Fatal Accident In Progreso

The incident took place between 7 and 8 in the morning this Monday on FM 1015, taking the life of a woman.  “She was humble and hardworking. She was a great grandmother, a good mother, she was our everything. She was a good person.” The Texas Department of Public Safety says a truck collided with […]

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 […]

Man Gets Life Sentence for Murder of Co-Worker

Man Gets Life Sentence for Murder of Co-Worker

Edinburg (KFXV) — A Progreso man received a life sentence for the 2016 murder of his co-worker. According to court documents, a jury found Adalberto Guardado Mosqueda guilty of capital murder. Police say, Guardado shot his co-worker Gilberto Garces because of a drug deal. The Monitor reports Guardado will now serve a life sentence in […]

Over $900K in Liquid Meth Seized

Over $900K in Liquid Meth Seized

PROGRESO (KFXV) — A major hit to drug cartels – as Customs Officers seize nearly $900,000 in liquid meth at the Progreso/ Donna port of entry. The interception happened on April 29th. CBP officials today releasing these photos of the bust. Investigators say more than 59 pounds of meth were found in bottles of juice […]

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Border Patrol Agents Make Million Dollar Meth Bust

Border Patrol Agents Make Million Dollar Meth Bust

Progreso (KFXV) — Agents at the Progreso port of entry seized more than 69 pounds of liquid methamphetamine over the weekend. According to CBP, officers at the port discovered a 22-year-old female U.S. Citizen attempting to traffic more than 69 pounds of liquid meth in 27 bottles of juice and milk containers. The drugs have […]