Tag: Gang Member

Border Patrol Arrests MS-13 Gang Members

Three alleged MS-13 gang members are arrested by Border Patrol agents. Weslaco agents arrested a Salvadoran citizen who tried to enter the country illegally. They reported that the suspect confessed to being a member of the Mara Salvatrucha gang.  The second arrest was recorded during an apparent smuggling attempt at the Falfurrias checkpoint, where they discovered that the person is a member of the Mexican mafia.  Another alleged member of the MS-13 gang was also arrested near Los...

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11 Gang Members Netted in ‘Palm Harvest’ Warrant Sting

HIDALGO COUNTY (KFXV) — We have an update to a story we brought you yesterday. The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office has released more information on a two-day roundup of gang members. Deputies executed operation, “Palm Harvest” that netted 11 known gang members, all with active warrants for them. The individuals’ ages range from 23 to 47 with crimes that include possession of marijuana, terroristic threats, and driving while intoxicated. The sheriff’s office asks anyone with information on someone who is wanted by their department to call their crime stoppers...

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19 Tri-City Bombers Charged

TEXAS (KFXV) — 19 members of the Tri-City Bomber gang are facing a slew of charges including the illegal use of firearms that investigators say caused the death of one man. Fox cameras were present as FBI agents along with other officers conducted one of several raids here in the valley in connection to this case, in the city of San Juan. 25 suspects were indicted but only 19 are facing charges that range from theft, money laundering and the illegal use of a firearm and they are all from the...

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Gentleman’s Club Shooting linked to Gang Member Dispute

Edinburg officials released new information on a homicide case that happened in a gentleman’s club. The shooting happened early Sunday morning at Jaguar’s gentleman’s club, after an apparent dispute between two alleged gang members. Security escorted them out to the parking lot; they came back and opened fire. Authorities are searching for seven persons of interest that could have information on the case. “We suspect that all the seven persons fled the scene after the shooting in this vehicle. It is described as a ford product. It appears to be a four door sedan.” Trevino says the car could...

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Two Alleged Gang Members Arrested With Help of Gang Unit

Two suspected gang members affiliated with the Texas Chicano Brotherhood are now off the streets. They were targeted by investigators who were able to locate them outside Rio Grande City thanks in part by the San Juan Gang Unit.  Investigators serving arrest warrants capture 19-year-old Emmanuel Alexis Chapa in the community of Santa Cruz, and 28-year-old Ryan Villarreal in the community of Las Lomas. The two are facing aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charges among other crimes.  Their arrests are the result of a collaboration effort between Starr County law enforcement and the San Juan Gang Unit. San...

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