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Marijuana Seized after Short Chase and Truck Abandoned in Rio Grande

Marijuana Seized after Short Chase and Truck Abandoned in Rio Grande

Over 1000 lbs of Marijuana are off the streets after border patrol discovered the drugs in an abandoned truck. The drugs were found after agents witnessed a brown GMC pickup driving towards the Rio Grande River in Mission. The driver attempted to speed away by making a U-turn. As the agents got closer, the driver […]

Car Chase with involved Shooting leads to 480lb Marijuana Seizure

Car Chase with involved Shooting leads to 480lb Marijuana Seizure

A car chase that involved a shooting leads to the seizure of 480 pounds of marihuana Near Rio Grande City. Border Patrol agents stating they were following the driver of a 2007 Pontiac on La Prieta Road. Another agent who was parked on the street near the incident reported in order to avoid being hit […]

Trafficker Abandons Vehicle in River leaves $4 Million behind

Trafficker Abandons Vehicle in River leaves $4 Million behind

Troopers are reporting a large marijuana seizure they confiscated from an individual who led them on a pursuit. DPS officers attempted to stop the vehicle on Abrams road north of Military road in Palmview. The driver evaded police and drove his vehicle into the Rio Grande River and then abandoned the truck. He left 49 […]

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Police Find Drunk Driver With Cocaine

Police Find Drunk Driver With Cocaine

EDINBURG (KFXV) — Police arrested one man for allegedly driving while intoxicated. According to a criminal complaint filed by the Edinburg Police Department, an officer stopped the driver of a vehicle — later identified as Juan Eduardo Garcia of Rio Grande City — for running a red light. The officer saw Garcia exhibiting symptoms of […]

BP Agents Catch Traffickers in the Act

BP Agents Catch Traffickers in the Act

Border patrol agents stopped drug traffickers in the middle of crossing the Rio Grande River. Law enforcement noticed a vehicle continue packages of alleged narcotics on the US side of the river. When agents approached, the traffickers, attempted to flee and drove their vehicle into the water. Agents then observed eight men jump into the […]

Woman Faces Fifth Deportation After DWI Charge

Woman Faces Fifth Deportation After DWI Charge

Hidalgo County (KFXV) — A woman is facing her fifth deportation after she pleaded guilty for driving while intoxicated. I.C.E. agents detained 42-year-old Marisol Guevara-Perez — and Alamo resident — at the Hidalgo County Jail. According to court documents, in July of 2014, officials deported Perez for the fourth time. She then crossed back into […]