Tag: Bentsen Palm Drive

Deputies Search for Drive-Thru Thief

Mission (KFXV) — In rural Mission where a man is wanted in connection to an aggravated robbery. The whole incident is caught on camera. Investigators are looking for the armed suspect who went into a drive-thru and took hundreds of dollars in cash. The sheriff’s office released this surveillance video of the aggravated robbery, taking place at Las Palmas Drive-thru located south of Bentsen Palm Drive in rural Mission. In the footage, a man is seen walking up to the employee and then following her to the cash register where he demanded money from the woman. Police say he...

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Teens Lead Police on Chase

Palmview (KFXV) — Two teens could face charges after started a chase in Palmview. On the scene were Border Patrol and officers from the Department of Public Safety. During the pursuit, the suspect, identified as a 15 year old, crashed into the back of another car near Bentsen Palm Drive and Frontage Road. In the car alongside the teen, was a 19 year old. Both are in police custody at this hour. No injuries were reported in the...

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Authorities Search for Weapon in Deadly Shooting

Donna (KFXV) — Authorities are following leads to recover evidence from a deadly shooting that occurred Monday afternoon. A Mission Fire Department Dive Team searched a Palmview canal for the murder weapon but were not able to find it. Donna police said the suspect, 51-year-old, Benito Hernandez-Ovalle, stated he had thrown his gun in a canal near Bentsen Palm Drive and Charles Street. He adds they requested the help of Mission’s Fire Department Dive Team to locate the weapon.The search started around 8 this morning but was not found. Hernandez-Ovalle was arraigned yesterday and charged with murder. His bond...

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Police Suspect Murder-Suicide in Elderly Couple’s Death

In a rural part of Palmview, a possible murder/suicide is being investigated. On Saturday, April 9, 2016 at around 10 am the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a man down at a home located on the 800 block of Bentsen Palm Drive, when deputies arrived at the home they discovered the bodies of a deceased adult male and a deceased adult female with apparent gunshot wounds. They are husband and wife, 80-year-old Glenna Jean Wood and 81-year-old Gerald wood. The case is still ongoing and investigators are still waiting for the results of the autopsy....

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Authorities Identify Undocumented Woman Killed in Two-Vehicle Collision

New information released on a rollover accident that claimed the life of one person and injured more than a dozen others in the city of Palmview. The Department of Public Safety identifies the woman killed in the crash as El Salvador native, 42-year-old Carmelina Portillo. Fourteen others were taken to hospital to be treated for injuries sustained in the 2-vehicle collision, south of the Bentsen Palm Drive and Business 83 intersection yesterday. Police are searching for four more individuals who fled the scene. If you have any information on their whereabouts, contact Palmview Crime Stoppers at (956)...

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