Tag: Donna

Donna Double Homicide Perpetrator Sentenced

The man accused of a double homicide in Donna in 2015, has been sentenced. A jury sentenced Victor Briseno to 5 years of probation. The 25-year-old faced a charge of homicide for the murder of two people, during a shooting on Maiz Street in April of 2015. One person died at the scene, and a second died at a hospital while being treated for their injuries. A third person also received injuries during the...

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Former Donna ISD assistant trainer found guilty of indecency with a child

A former Donna ISD assistant trainer guilty of a sexual relationship with an 11 year old student is sentenced. 30 year old, Manuel Castillo handed down five years in jail and 10 years probation after receiving a guilty of indecency with a child by exposure and guilty of a sexual relationship with a minor. Castillo will be registered as a sex offender for life and will never work for a school district...

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Have you seen this girl? 13-year-old Donna Teen Missing

13-year-old, Priscilla Martinez has been missing for more than 48 hours. According to her family, she was last seen last Wednesday night in her residence located in rural Donna. However before 6 o’clock the next morning, Martinez was gone. The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s office says this is a welfare concern investigation and is pursuing all leads. If you have information that may lead to finding Priscilla Martinez, please contact the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office at (956)...

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Teen found Dead in Donna Orchard was actually 20 years old

A reported teen found dead in a Donna orchard is actually 20 years old. The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office obtained a copy of Carlos Mario Perez Aguilar’s Mexican birth certificate and his correct age is 20 years old. He may have provided an incorrect date of birth at the time his fingerprints were processed. Police, still searching for Santos Omar Vazquez, brother to 45 year old, Laura Leticia Vazquez, who authorities say was Aguilar’s girlfriend. She has been arrested in connection to this...

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Woman Arrested for Filing a False Kidnapping Report

Deputies arrest a woman for filing a false report, claiming she was kidnapped and sexually assaulted. Investigators report 24-year-old, Sandra Elizeth Zavala, told police a man abducted her near Mile 11 and a half North, and FM 493 in rural Donna, and sexually assaulted her while on her way home from a store. Authorities discovered inconsistencies in her story, and she admitted to lying to police because she feared her parents would kick her out if they learned she’d been out with a friend all night. Deputies arrested Zavala, who now faces a charge of filing a false...

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