Tag: Elsa

16-Year-Old Dies in Collision

Elsa (KFXV) – Texas DPS investigating a two-vehicle collision yesterday evening near La Blanca that took the life of a 16-year-old from Elsa. They report, troopers responded near FM 1925 and FM 493 where a car carrying only the driver lost control and struck a truck, towing a utility trailer and carrying a driver and two passengers. The driver of the car — identified as 16-year-old, Martin Montañez Jr of Elsa — died at the scene. The driver escaped injury, but his two passengers were transported to an area hospital. The crash remains under...

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Bones discovered in Elsa Septic Tank

Elsa (KFXV) — This is the reaction San Juanita Dena had to know that bones were found in a septic tank in her neighborhood this morning. At 9:15 pm last night, police received a call from a women in Elsa stating she found bones in a septic tank in the backyard of her trailer home. Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Department and Hidalgo County Precinct 1 were at the scene investigating throughout the day for various hours, crews brought in a backhoe to dig up the bones that were on Dallas Street west of Mile...

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Alleged kidnapping and shooting in Elsa

ELSA (KFXV) — Police in Elsa are investigating an alleged kidnapping and shooting that happened last night, and still searching for the man involved in both. The Elsa Police Department confirmed that a man allegedly had a rifle — presumed to be an airsoft rifle as investigators have been unable to find casings — outside of a store. Witness say he shot the rifle. The same man is also wanted for also kidnapping two people, who managed to get away without injury. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, in his early 30s, last seen wearing khakis and...

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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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Weslaco Man Wanted for Aggravated Assault

Weslaco (KFXV) — The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s office needs the help of Fox viewers locating a mid-valley man wanted for aggravated assault. According to the sheriff’s office, 35-year-old, Jesus Ramirez last known to live in Weslaco or Elsa — is wanted for an alleged aggravated assault that occurred in August of 2016 involving his ex-girlfriend who was six months pregnant at the time. If you have any information on his whereabouts, you’re asked to contact the Hidalgo County Crime Stoppers at (956)...

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