Tag: GPS

GPS Leads to Arrest in Homicide Investigation

EDINBURG (KFXV) — Investigators finding a man dead inside his car in a rural part of the city. The suspect is behind bars tonight and facing capital murder charges, after confessing to deputies his participation in the homicide.   Thirty-seven-year-old, Juan David Garcia was detained at his home located at the 3800 block of Segura Mendoza Drive, in connection to the murder of Anastacio Rocha– whose body was found Monday night inside his vehicle — with a gunshot wound to his head.   During Garcia’s apprehension, deputies found evidence of the crime in his home– located about a mile...

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Police Investigating After Man Found Dead Inside His Vehicle

Edinburg (KFXV) — A man first reported as missing by his family, is found dead in his own vehicle in a rural portion of the city. According to the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Department, 37-year-old, Anastacio Rocha was found with a gunshot wound to his head. The victim’ family reported Rocha missing Monday afternoon. Later on that day, the car was located, thanks to a gps tracking device, near Mile 14 and Gladiola Street. If you have information that may help investigators, you may contact Hidalgo County Crime Stoppers at...

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3 Suspects Arrested For Stealing 3 Cars From Car Lot

SAN BENITO (KFXV) — Just 24 hours after 3 vehicles are stolen from a car dealership police say they have questioned a person of interest. This leading to the arrest of three people investigators say were involved in the heist. Authorities say the GPS tracking system found on the vehicles help to prevent them from heading to Mexico. When investigators found them, they already head temporary plates that police believe would help the thieves transport them across the...

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Prime Suspect in Bank Robbery behind Bars after being Caught in Mexico

McAllen police have the prime suspect of a Wells Fargo bank robbery now in their custody. 36-year-old joseph Robert Nocar of Elsa was detained by Mexican officials last night after his car was tracked by GPS. He was found at Latuna Hotel in Reynosa and was handed over to McAllen police. He went before a judge who charged him with robbery and issued him a $300,000 bond. In a press conference held yesterday officials said they had arrested Nocar’s accomplice, Valeria Garcia of...

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Auto-Theft on the Rise across RGV, Protect your Vehicle

Auto theft is on the rise in the Rio Grande Valley, and authorities say many stolen vehicles end up on the other side of the border. A crime that costs thousands of dollars to victims and insurance companies; however there is a way to prevent it. Police officers say that criminals are on the lookout for vehicles that are unlocked or have bags and electronic devices in plain sight, making them easy targets. According to Edinburg police officer Balde Gomez, auto theft is prone to happen when the car is left outside a home, sometimes because car garages are...

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