Tag: Edinburg

54 immigrants are rescued across the Rio Grande Valley

54 immigrants are rescued across the Rio Grande Valley. On Monday, agents discovered 19 undocumented persons concealed amongst the cargo at the Falfurrias checkpoint. The driver, an adult male U.S. citizen was arrested. Later that same day, agents found 35 undocumented immigrants inside of a stash house in Edinburg. A Mexican National at the house was arrested. The public is encouraged to take a stand against crime in their communities and to help save lives by reporting suspicious activity at 1 (800) 863-...

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New Details on Edinburg Fatal Accident

Public Safety Department continues to investigate a fatal accident that cut one man’s life short in Edinburg. According to DPS, 38-year-old Raul Esqueda Jr. was driving down Wayland street saturday when he hit a concrete barrier. He continued driving until he could come to a stop. He died at the scene of the accident. Authorities report he suffered serious injuries due to shock. The case remains under...

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Deadly Car Race Trial Continues

Trial against Ciro Manuel Rodriguez continues as he allegedly participated in a car race that left one person dead and one with severe brain damage. It all started January 5th 2016, that was a day 28-year-old Ciro Manuel Rodriguez Trevino crashed against 25-year-old Angel Cordero Garcia, known as Jorge, who now has permanent brain damage due to the collision. Is friend, 20-year-old Marcelo Flores, who was in the car with him, lost his life. According to police reports, Rodriguez was north of 10th street in Edinburg as Trevino was coming west when they collided. Officials stated Rodriguez was racing...

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911 Call Leads to human trafficking bust

Edinburg (KFXV) – Here is the recording of the 911 call which lead authorities to find a trailer with 17 undocumented immigrants. The driver, Ruben Echavarria says he is not responsible for the trafficking of 17 immigrants that were rescued this past Sunday from the truck he was driving. This was the call made from a friend of one of the 17 immigrants that were rescued Sunday after being in a trailer truck for more than 8 hours. Ruben Echeverria was the driver of the Coraggio transport truck that was on its way to Miami, Florida. According to Echavarria...

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Identity revealed of a person found dead in Edinburg

New details in a story we brought you yesterday..the identity of a person found dead in edinburg has been revealed. Yesterday we brought you exclusive images of the scene on Davis Street. Where police removed what was believed to be a male cadaver. Authorities confirm today the body removed was female. The woman from McAllen is identified as 46 year old, Norma Varela who investigators allege could have died from an overdose. An autopsy and toxicology report are pending. We’ll keep you updated as reports are shared with...

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