Tag: Edinburg

Fatal Shooting Suspect Faces Judge on Capital Murder Charges

Edinburg (KFXV) — One of two suspects in a fatal shooting in Edinburg, faced a judge today. 25-year-old suspect, Bernardo Garcia Jr. led authorities to another suspect who was also arrested. He was unable to face charges today due to illness but will appear in court in the next few days. Police comment on what might have led to the crime. Garcia received a $250,000 dollar bond for possession of a controlled substance and a $750,000 bond for capital murder. If convicted he could face life in prison. The victim died while...

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Police Question 14-Year-Old With BB Gun at Rec Center

Edinburg (KFXV) — Police responded to a sports and recreation center for reports of a person with a gun. According to the chief of police, officers shut the center down after employees and minors at the center reported the incident officers detained a 14-year-old who carried a b-b gun. Officials say parents were notified, as part of their protocol, and no injuries were reported. As of now, police are still investigating and questioning the...

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Police Find Drunk Driver With Cocaine

EDINBURG (KFXV) — Police arrested one man for allegedly driving while intoxicated. According to a criminal complaint filed by the Edinburg Police Department, an officer stopped the driver of a vehicle — later identified as Juan Eduardo Garcia of Rio Grande City — for running a red light. The officer saw Garcia exhibiting symptoms of intoxication — and Garcia admitted to having at least one beer. Police arrested Garcia — who refused a breathalyzer test. Police discovered during their investigation, Garcia had cocaine inside his wallet. He now faces a charge of a DWI and possession of a controlled...

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Edinburg Police Searching for Car Burglar

Edinburg (KFXV) — In Edinburg, police need your help finding a man accused of theft. Police were called out to Pioneer Street where the homeowner reported that the night before, a man burglarized two of the vehicles. He also took a pressure washer. Surveillance footage shows a man wearing a t-shirt and blue jeans committing the crimes. If you know who he could be, call Hidalgo County Crime Stoppers at the number listed. Remember if your tip leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash...

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Man Dies in Custody; Police Investigating

Hidalgo County (KFXV) — Authorities are investigating the death of a man at a local city jail. Edinburg police have requested help from the sheriff’s office in investigating the death of man in their custody. Thirty-year-old, Christopher Reyes, was placed in custody Sunday morning, after officers responded to a 911 call from a family member. During his apprehension, Reyes was transported to a local hospital where he died that afternoon. As standard protocol, the agency contacted the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office to investigate the incident. Once on scene, the department’s investigators secured witness statements, video recording from body cameras...

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