Tag: hidalgo

Man wanted for Family Violence Assault

The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s office needs your help to find a man wanted for assault. Investigators with the sheriff’s office released 41-year-old, Luis Armando Garza Garcia’s information today, and say he’s wanted for family violence. He’s described as five foot, seven inches, 185 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. His last known residence is in the city of Mission. Call the Hidalgo County Crime Stoppers hotline with any tips.Man wanted for Family Violence...

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Hidalgo county identifies its first local ZIKA virus infection

A man whose partner is pregnant after conducting a test on her physicians decided to go a step further and prevention of the ZIKA virus the testing of the man turned out positive. The ZIKA virus is not active, an sign that he might have been affected more than two months ago. “Female partner was pregnant and tested negative, but they decided to test the male partner and he was positive.” – Eddie Olivares Officials say the virus in the man isn’t active and it wasn’t asymptomatic. Officials are urging all couples planning to procreate to get tested for...

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Hidalgo County Unveils New Voting Machines

Edinburg (KFXV) — The elections department unveiled their new voting machines. Almost 1,300 state of the art technology voting machines were purchased for the upcoming November elections. The machines are touch screen, and will be available for all precincts without the voters having to change their locations. The machines also have upgraded technology to assist those with special...

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Woman’s Body Found Floating in Hidalgo

Hidalgo (KFXV) — The sheriff’s department is investigating the discovery of a woman’s body found found floating near the Mac Pump House. The pump house is located south of Military Road and 23rd Street. Authorities say the body had no identification, and due to its condition, it is believed the body has been in the water for a few weeks. If you have information about this case , you may contact Hidalgo County Sheriff’s office at the number...

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$1.4 Million Seized in Heroin

HIDALGO (KFXV) — Agents at the Hidalgo International Bridge seize nearly 1.5 million in heroin. border patrol is reporting that Tuesday, as a 26-year-old, U.S. citizen attempted to cross in a utility trailer, agents discovered almost 36 pounds of alleged heroin concealed within. The approximated street value of the narcotics is over $1.4 million. Officials arrested the driver, and handed him over, along with the drugs –to Homeland Security for further...

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