Tag: home invasion

Two Additional Suspects Arrested following Edinburg Home Invasion

New developments in the investigation of a home invasion in rural Edinburg, a story we first broke on FOX 2. The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Department arrested two more teen suspects: Jesse Melendes and Ricardo Alcantar, both 18. They face aggravated robbery charges stemming from a break in. Authorities are still searching for an additional suspect, 18-year-old Brady “Polo”...

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New Developments: Additional Suspect Arrested in Connection to Home Invasion

We have new developments on an exclusive story we brought you last night. A teenager accused of participating in a home invasion in rural Edinburg was arraigned this afternoon. 17-year-old Johan Ramos was charged with aggravated robbery, evading and resisting arrest with a $350,000 bond. Ramos was arrested along with a 16-year-old after they allegedly targeted a home at the 5600 block of Texano Drive where they tied up a 17-year-old teen who was home alone at the time. Police continues looking for at least three other suspects who made off with several hundred dollars and other property. If...

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Neighbors Help Police Track down Home Invasion Suspect

In Weslaco, one man is facing charges in connection to a home invasion. Authorities say it was thanks to the help of neighbors that they were able to arrest the suspect. The suspect is one of three involved in the home invasion that took place Tuesday morning at a Weslaco home. Forty-year-old José Edwardo Vega was detained last night in a joint effort from the U.S. Marshal’s office and Weslaco police. Vega is linked to the aggravated robbery at a home located on the 900 block of Spear Street. “Forced into the house, zip tied the grandmother and a...

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EXCLUSIVE: Teenager Targeted in Edinburg Home Invasion

We begin tonight with an exclusive story out of rural Edinburg, where a teenager is the target of a home invasion. Neighbors alerted police to the 5600 block of Tejano Drive around 1 pm when they noticed a group of about five armed suspects arriving in a red Ford Expedition, jumped a fence and forced their way into a house. A 17-year-old was home alone at the time. He was tied up while the men ransacked the place taking with them several hundred dollars along with other property. When police arrived they freed the teen and were able to...

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$1 Million in Cocaine seized in Cameron County

One million dollars worth of cocaine is taken off the streets in Cameron County, after a traffic stop led Sheriff’s Deputies to an alleged drug trafficker. 30-year-old Miguel de la Cruz was arrested Tuesday afternoon. After an officer ran his driver’s license through a database and found out he had multiple warrants for a home invasion and participating in organized crime. That’s when 20 bundles of cocaine were discovered inside the Jeep Liberty. De la Cruz was turned over to drug enforcement...

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