Tag: DPS

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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Alamo Police Officer Arrested for Allegedly Assaulting Family

Alamo (KFXV) — An Alamo police officer awaits a formal arraignment for allegedly assaulting a family member. According to county records, Texas DPS agents arrested 49-year-old Diego Manuel Guerrero, of Alamo, Monday. Today, Alamo Police Chief Arturo Espinoza confirmed Guerrero works for the department, but declined to speak about the arrest. Guerrero remains behind bars at the county jail, awaiting formal...

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DPS investigates ATV death in Harlingen

The driver was initially charged with intoxication assault however that changed after the passenger lost his life. 35-year-old Juan Javier Arredondo is behind bars facing an intoxication manslaughter charge. According to the Department of Public Safety, the preliminary investigation shows that an ATV occupied by two people was traveling southbound on Ebony road when the passenger identified as 28-year-old Jacob Israel Flores fell off the vehicle sustaining major injuries. Flores was transported to Valley Baptist Medical Center. Police say Arredondo was then arrested for intoxication assault. The charge was upgraded to intoxication manslaughter after Flores died at the hospital....

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Harlingen ATV Crash Leaves One Dead

Harlingen (KFXV) — Authorities with the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to a fatal crash, early Sunday morning. According to investigators, the incident took place on Ebony road north of FM 508 around 3:30 am on Sunday. Police say – an ATV occupied by two people was traveling southbound on Ebony road. The passenger fell off the ATV and suffered major injuries. The passenger, identified as 28-year-old Jacob Israel Flores, was transported to Valley Baptist Medical Center where he later died. The driver, 35-year-old Juan Javier Arredondo is facing an intoxication manslaughter charge.   UPDATE ON THIS STORY...

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