Tag: DWI

Escobedo Pleads Not Guilty in Intoxication Manslaughter of Two Hargill Sisters

A man accused of having caused the death of two sisters in Hargill by driving intoxicated, pleads not guilty in court this morning. Legal documents indicate that Michael Paul Escobedo drove at a high speed in bad weather conditions. Police say he changed lanes causing the accident and impacting on the sisters’ vehicle head on. The fatal collision happened in January on FM 490 East of Hargill Road. Maricela Reyes,age 40, and Maribel Reyes, 30 years old, died as a...

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DPS Arrests One After Pursuit; Driver Charged With DWI

ALTON (KFXV) –Police in Alton arrested a man after leading them on a chase around 11 this morning. According to officials, the man refused to stop after a traffic violation, and various officers pursued the man on Los Ebanos Rd, east of Mile 5. The driver finally came to a stop in front of a business in Alton. Inside, officers found open alcohol containers, and the man inebriated. He now faces charges for driving while under the influence, having an open container while driving, and evading arrest. No injuries were...

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Woman Faces Fifth Deportation After DWI Charge

Hidalgo County (KFXV) — A woman is facing her fifth deportation after she pleaded guilty for driving while intoxicated. I.C.E. agents detained 42-year-old Marisol Guevara-Perez — and Alamo resident — at the Hidalgo County Jail. According to court documents, in July of 2014, officials deported Perez for the fourth time. She then crossed back into the United States ten days after crossing the Rio Grande River near the city of Progresso. Perez is now charged with illegal re-entry, and is currently held in federal custody without...

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Harlingen Launches DUI Spring Break Crackdown

HARLINGEN (KFXV) — Harlingen police will be focusing on conducting DWI saturation patrols, beginning March 4th through the 21st. This in partnership with the Texas Department of Transportation through the “Impaired Driving Mobilization Step Grant”. The patrols will focus on high risk locations and will happen during times when alcohol related crashes are more frequent and that’s while they will be conducting this operation during spring...

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Five Detained After Leading Police on Pursuit

Palmview (KFXV) — Five people are detained tonight after evading police in a chase in the city of Palmview. The incident occurred around eleven in the morning near Mile Two and Godwin Road. State troopers attempted to pull over a blue Chevy for speeding when it refused to stop, and police gave chase. The pursuit ended in an orchard when the five individuals, believed to be undocumented immigrants, were arrested. The case remains under...

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