Tag: DPS

Identity Released of Driver in Fatal Mercedes Collision

MERCEDES (KFXV) — Troopers with the Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatal collision early this morning in Mercedes. DPS is reporting that a driver lost control while traveling westbound on Mile 11 North near FM 491, and struck a palm tree. Authorities identified the driver — and single occupant of the vehicle — as 19-year-old, Mercedes resident, Juan Mercardo, who died at the scene. Troopers are still investigating the...

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Identity Released of Escaped Man in Brownsville

BROWNSVILLE (KFXV) — We move to Brownsville where police have released the identity of the man who escaped custody, leading them on a chase. According to investigators, Ricardo Gonzalez evaded police after they attempted to arrest him. DPS assisted Brownsville police in the extensive chase that ended on the 2200 block of Indiana road in southeast Brownsville. Gonzalez received five charges including aggravated assault, discharge of a firearm, escape from custody and...

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Police Seeking Tips to Identify Man Killed by Train

HARLINGEN (KFXV) — Investigators in Harlingen have released a composite photo of the unidentified man that lost his life after a train struck him early in the morning. According to Harlingen police, the train struck the man near the 300 block of north Commerce. The Texas DPS released a computer generated image, hoping the public can help identify him. If you have any information, you’re asked to contact the Harlingen Police Department at their tip...

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Man Arrested for Fatal Collision That Killed 2-Year-Old

DONNA (KFXV) — The Texas Department of Public Safety has arrested one man for allegedly causing the death of a two-year-old in a collision in Donna. DPS reports 29-year-old, Ruben Hernandez — a resident of Mexico — has been arrested and charged of intoxication manslaughter and three counts of intoxication assault. Hernandez veered into the oncoming lane and struck another vehicle, sending the passengers — a woman and two children — to the hospital. One of the children — 2-year-old, Axel Cuellar — died at the hospital. The second child has been released, but the woman remains hospitalized. DPS...

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One of Texas 10 most wanted fugitives is now behind bars

Texas DPS says Mexican officials handed Eusebio Deleon to U.S. Marshals after they detained him in Monterrey Mexico. Eusebio Deleon is wanted on murder charges out of Brooks County as of December of 2013. Deleon ’s estranged wife died from blunt-force injuries in 2012. Police believe Deleon used a dumbbell to strike her and then strangled her with an ironing cord. When they found her body in her home, Michigan police arrested him and sent him back to Texas. He then fled after bonding out and cutting off his ankle monitor. A tip led investigators to his...

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