Tag: Hidalgo County jail

Woman Faces Fifth Deportation After DWI Charge

Hidalgo County (KFXV) — A woman is facing her fifth deportation after she pleaded guilty for driving while intoxicated. I.C.E. agents detained 42-year-old Marisol Guevara-Perez — and Alamo resident — at the Hidalgo County Jail. According to court documents, in July of 2014, officials deported Perez for the fourth time. She then crossed back into the United States ten days after crossing the Rio Grande River near the city of Progresso. Perez is now charged with illegal re-entry, and is currently held in federal custody without...

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Man Faces Judge in Connection To Pharr Murder

PHARR (KFXV) — A suspect in the case of the dead body found on Egly Street went before a judge. Authorities say the shooting happened over a woman between 66 year old, Aniceto Sanchez and 38 year old, Jaime Vargas. The woman — Sanchez’s ex -wife and Vargas’ ex-girlfriend. Aniceto Sanchez was given a $200,000 dollar cash bond for murder. Sanchez will be moved to the Hidalgo County Jail until his next...

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73 Year Old Attempts to Shoot His Neighbor

MERCEDES (KFXV) — A 73 year old man is behind bars after police say he attempted to shoot his neighbor. He remains behind bars tonight at the Hidalgo County jail and could face life in prison. A Fox 2 news reporter spoke to the man that Julian Troncoso tried to shoot. He tell me the 73 year old pointed a shotgun at his chest and pulled the trigger. This is video given exclusively to Fox 2 News by a neighbor, the moment Julian Idelfonso Troncoso was arrested. According to authorities, Troncoso asked Mejia to move a truck from his...

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Two Arrested For Human Smuggling North of Edinburg

Edinburg(KFXV) — Two vehicles  stopped and two are arrested for human smuggling. A black Lexus and a black Ford Mustang driving behind one another were stopped at about 9:30 on HWY 281 just north of Edinburg. After a search of both vehicles, troopers discovered two undocumented individuals hidden inside of each trunk. 18 year old, Jesus Gabriel Valle and 19 year old, Taylor Lee McCarty both of Houston, were arrested and booked into the Hidalgo County jail for human smuggling. The four undocumented individuals were turned over to U.S. Border...

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