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Valley Brothers Sentenced to More Than 20 Years in Prison

Rio Grande Valley (KFXV) — More than a decade in federal prison. That’s what two brothers from the Valley are facing for a crime committed two years ago. Luis Gonzales will spend 15 years behind bars while his brother will serve 17. Court records indicate both were working for the Gulf Cartel in October of 2015, while attempting to steal drugs from a runner, the were found to have shot at the drug runner while he was driving on the...

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Woman Caught Stealing Brisket in Purse

Harlingen (KFXV) — Caught in the act – a woman is behind bars accused of shoplifting from a grocery store. Store employees reported witnessing a woman — identified as 19-year-old Jocelyn Garcia — placing several items in her purse valued at over $100. The incident took place on the 1200 block of Commerce Street. Garcia faces one charge of theft and is being held on a $1,500...

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San Benito Woman Arrested for Theft

Harlingen (KFXV) — In the city of Harlingen – another woman is also facing theft charges. Police say she took over $800 worth of merchandise from a department store employees quickly reported it. The 51-year-old Minerva Torres Weaver, of San Benito, was arrested soon after exiting the store. She initially lied and identified herself under the alias “Norma Ramirez,” but during processing she was correctly identified – and police discovered she had a pending...

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Raymondville Police Investigating Woman’s Death

Monte Alto (KFXV) — A woman is found dead in Monte Alto with police, at this hour, continuing to investigating. The woman’s body found in a canal this afternoon.  The body was found in an isolated area, near Delta Lake in Monte Alto earlier today.  Raymondville police have now taken over the investigation. Hidalgo County deputies were called out to a canal near FM 1015 and Nittler Road at about 10am today, after a woman’s body was found in the water. The property where the victim’s body was found belongs to the Delta Lake Irrigation District, where employees are...

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Off-Duty Palmview Police Officer Allegedly Assaults Girlfriend

Palmview (KFXV) — An off duty police officer is arrested and accused of assaulting and threatening his girlfriend with a pistol. The victim telling a 911 operator– Edward Oscar Aleman Cervantes grabbed her by the hair and pushed her into a wall then later barged into a bathroom she was in, “racked” his handgun and pointed at her, then threw the gun at her and told her to kill herself. Officers on scene said Cervantes seemed intoxicated at the time of the arrest on Sunday around 3:45 in the morning. He was not on duty at the time.  Cervantes is charged...

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