Tag: Hidalgo County

Authorities discover a body in Donna

DONNA — Authorities discover a body in Donna. We know that sheriff’s investigators are looking into a person found dead outside a home in a white truck on the 1500 block of Bob White Avenue in Donna. Numerous officers swarmed the area and stayed on scene for about two hours as they gathered evidence. Count of Fox News to bring you the latest on this investigation as it becomes...

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Elsa Homicide

ELSA — In Elsa, authorities are investigating the death of a woman in a neighborhood. Police responding to a report in a neighborhood in Elsa where a woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Texas Rangers have now joined Elsa police in this investigation. Authorities are still investigating the death of the woman on Ciro Casares Avenue and Mario Leal Drive in Elsa. The woman has been identified as forty-nine year old, Sandra Beltran of Elsa. A concerned mother who is a resident of the area spoke to us about the situation. Hernandez tell us that what has happened...

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Mother Missing two daughters after parental abduction

Hidalgo County — A mother missing her two daughters after their father, Baltazar Vieyra took them to Mexico with him without her consent. She says she’s made several reports to local and county authorities, saying they don’t have the jurisdiction to bring the children back into the U.S. Maria Garces, mother of the 2 and 4 year old girls, now asks the community for help. If you have any information that may help the investigation you may contact the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s office at...

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Former La Joya Police Chief gets $100,000 Bond

A federal judge handed down a $100,000 bond to Geovani Hernandez, the former Police Chief of La Joya today. Court documents indicate that Hernandez’s legal counsel waived a preliminary examination. Conditions to his bond state that he is restricted to Hidalgo County. He will also be required to wear a monitoring device and adhere to a curfew. Hernandez faces several charges. The criminal complaint states Hernandez met with an informant claiming he knew the cartel leader known as “El Toro” and attempted to solicit illegal business dealings to raise money for his election campaign as...

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Panama Unit Update: Guerra Free After Four Years

Fernando Guerra Jr has been released early after serving a four year sentence. He and his father entered guilty pleas for their roles in helping the Panama Unit traffick drugs. The Panama Unit was a special drug task force comprising of Hidalgo County Sheriff’s deputies and members of the Mission Police Department that answered directly to Sheriff Lupe Trevino, despite him denying such in court. The Panama Unit consisted of Hidalgo County Sheriff Lupe Trevino’s son, Jonathan Trevino. The son of the city of Hidalgo’s Police Chief was also a member. Drug conspiracy charges against the members, including the...

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