Tag: controlled substance

Former Police Chief Facing Federal Drug Charges

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 attempt to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance, possession with intent to distribute more than five kilograms of cocaine and aiding and abetting.  According to formal documents, 43-year-old, Geovani Hernandez was identified as a member of a drug trafficking organization, involved in the...

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Fatal Shooting Suspect Faces Judge on Capital Murder Charges

Edinburg (KFXV) — One of two suspects in a fatal shooting in Edinburg, faced a judge today. 25-year-old suspect, Bernardo Garcia Jr. led authorities to another suspect who was also arrested. He was unable to face charges today due to illness but will appear in court in the next few days. Police comment on what might have led to the crime. Garcia received a $250,000 dollar bond for possession of a controlled substance and a $750,000 bond for capital murder. If convicted he could face life in prison. The victim died while...

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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 intoxication — and Garcia admitted to having at least one beer. Police arrested Garcia — who refused a breathalyzer test. Police discovered during their investigation, Garcia had cocaine inside his wallet. He now faces a charge of a DWI and possession of a controlled...

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One Detained After Shooting in Downtown McAllen

McAllen (KFXV) – In McAllen, a man is facing charges after a shooting Monday evening. Fifty-five-year-old Jose Marcos Gonzalez is facing three charges including delivery of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and unlawfully carrying a weapon. Officers responded to 14th 1/2  and Lindberg Avenue after reports of shots fired. A preliminary investigation revealed a drug transaction had gone badly, and led to the shooting. Gonzalez suffered minor injuries, and EMS transported him to the hospital where he’d been released. Officers then placed him under arrest. Gonzalez faced a $180,000 bond for all three criminal...

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One Arrested in Multiple Vehicle Theft Incident

Pharr (KFXV) – Police in Pharr respond to an auto dealership on the 1800 block of North cage after three vehicles were reported stolen. According to investigators taken from this car lot. That same morning, during a traffic stop, police located one of the vehicles being driven by a male identified as Marlin Maldonado near the intersection of Ferguson and Veterans Road. Officers also discovered marijuana and another controlled substance in his possession. Police arrested Maldonado and were able to retrieve two of the three stolen vehicles. Maldonado Faces a judge tomorrow, but police asking for your help for...

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