Tag: Edcouch

Update on Bones found in Edcouch Septic Tank

The Hidalgo County sheriff’s Office has released new details on bones found in a septic tank in Edcouch. On July 26 FOX NEWS was in Edcouch just moments after residents reported finding bones in a septic tank behind their home. Today, Hidalgo County Sheriff Eddie Guerra announced 40-year-old, Aristeo Cervantes Junior is responsible for the murder of the yet unidentified woman that occurred over a decade ago. According to the sheriff, Cervantes’s daughter and her boyfriend who were living in the house at the time, reported finding human remains and a women’s boot in the septic tank after having...

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Officials asking county commissioners to reinstate Precinct 5

EDCOUCH ELSA (KFXV) — Officials are asking county commissioners to reinstate Precinct 5, including a justice of the peace, a constable and around three sheriff’s office deputies. They cite that since the elimination of the Precinct 3 years ago, criminal activity has had a 75% increase. Judge Ramon Garcia will not take action on the petition, until next week when Precinct 1 Constable, Celestino Avila Jr. presents himself in court to give his point of view on the request. Precinct five includes cities like Edcouch, Elsa, and Monte Alto. We will continue to follow this...

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Authorities Investigate Body Found Near Edcouch

EDCOUCH (KFXV) — We go to just north of Edcouch where a man’s body is found last night. Fox News caught the exclusive images of Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Deputies investigating the incident that occurred near the intersection of FM 1015 and Montecristo Road in rural part of Hidalgo County. According to the sheriff’s office, the man is identified as a 47-year-old. An autopsy has been ordered, and the case remains under...

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‘Probable Cause’ Found in Case Against Municipal Judge

Edcouch (KFXV) — FOX NEWS broke the story about Daniel Guzman, the former Edcouch Municipal Judge arrested in Alabama, accused of drug trafficking according to federal documents obtained by FOX NEWS. On Wednesday, a court convened in a preliminary hearing to review the evidence against Guzman, and Martin Camarillo, the second suspect in the case and found that there is “probable cause to believe the defendants committed the crime.” The case now will be reviewed by a grand jury. We will continue to bring you updates on this case as they are made...

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EXCLUSIVE: Former Edcouch Judge Arrested for Drug Charges

EDCOUCH (KFXV) — A Fox News Investigation: Tonight we have confirmed the arrest of a former Edcouch Municipal Judge, Daniel Guzmán. He remains in federal custody tonight on drug-related charges. It’s a story you’ll only see here on Fox. Daniel Guzman, II who took over as Alderman for the city of Edcouch in 2013 is behind bars tonight in Montgomery, Alabama on drug-related charges. As part of an investigation by Fox News, we were able to confirm the arrest of Guzman through the district attorney’s office in Alabama. After a joint investigation by the DEA offices in McAllen and...

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