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McAllen Police Make Drug Bust During Traffic Stop

McAllen (KFXV) — In McAllen, deputies seize over 70 kilos of cocaine during a traffic stop. At this time authorities are still continuing to investigate and have yet to release further details in the case. Police are urging residents to report if you know of any drug dealers in your neighborhood or are aware of any suspicious activity . Help keep your community safe by calling McAllen Crime Stoppers at (956) 668-TIPS (8477). You are not required to give your name, address, or phone number at any time. If the information you provide through the hotline leads to an...

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Mother and Daughter Turn Themselves In; Facing Multiple Felonies

Hidalgo County (KFXV) — Today a mother and daughter accused of fraud turned themselves in. Thirty-nine-year-old Adelina Briseno, and her daughter 21-year-old Alejandra Melendez now face multiple theft felonies. People reported to authorities that they paid Briseno Construction to build homes for them, and that the business had kept the money without completing the homes. They now await formal...

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Victim Identified in Weslaco Fatal Collision

Weslaco (KFXV) — Police have identified the victim as 42-year-old Priscilla Ann Jimenez Trejo. They also say her 11-year-old son was sent to the hospital where he remains in stable condition. Weslaco police say it all started with a minor, three-car collision around 7:30 this morning. The drivers pulled over onto the shoulder lane near the Westgate Drive overpass then got out of their vehicles to report the accident. The second collision caused the death of Priscilla Jimenez-Trejo. Three other people, including Priscilla’s son were transported to the hospital. The expressway was closed temporarily while investigators assessed the accident....

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Two Brownsville Men Arrested for Drug Possession

Brownsville (KFXV) — In Brownsville, an erratic driver is arrested after police find drugs in his jeep. Agents saw the car commit several traffic violations on Paredes Line Road. When the vehicle came to a stop, agents saw a heavy-set male exit in a hurry and walk onto a property. The driver was detained and identified as Hugo Arevalo. Arevalo had a 2.6 pound block of cocaine inside the vehicle. Agents searched the property and found the passenger identified as Emiliano Garza. They also found cocaine at his home. Arevalo and Garza are each charged with manufacture and/or delivery...

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Congressman Cuellar Responds to Estimated Cost of Border Wall

Rio Grande Valley (KFXV) — Senate Democrats have released a new report estimating the cost of the president’s proposed border wall. The report states that although there is no reliable estimate, the proposed construction would cost taxpayers $70 billion, that’s a total of over $200 for every American. Local Congressman Henry Cuellar released a statement regarding the new report that, in part, reads: “The administration is also planning to seize private land from my constituents, in exchange for laughably small payments. Texans of all political stripes don’t like federal agents taking their...

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