Tag: investigations

Brownsville Police Arrest Man For Selling Narcotics

Cameron County (KFXV) — Brownsville police arrested one man for selling narcotics. According to officials, while conducting surveillance on the 1800 block of Dan Street, agents with the department’s special investigations unit observed their suspect — identified as Oscar Munoz — allegedly selling drugs out of his home. After notifying Munoz of the ongoing investigation during a traffic stop, Munoz consented to a search of his residence. Law enforcement found 63.1 grams of cocaine inside his residence, and placed him under arrest. Munoz also admitted to owning a firearm stolen from Indianapolis, Indiana. Munoz received a charge of manufacture...

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Prostitution Sting yields 5 arrests

Brownsville police arrested several individuals yesterday all accused of prostitution. A special investigations unit conducted a sting in downtown Brownsville. Five individuals were caught engaging in sex acts for money. Irma Lozano Angie Marie Castillo Jesus Eduardo Aguilar Criselda Prieto Martin Herrera Hernandez were identified as the suspects. They were all charged with prostitution and booked into the Brownsville City...

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Briles says he didn’t cover up sexual assaults at Baylor

BY JIM VERTUNO – AP SPORTS WRITER AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Breaking months of public silence, former Baylor coach Art Briles said Thursday he did not cover up sexual violence by his players or try to obstruct any investigations tied to the assault scandal at the nation’s largest Baptist university. Briles released a one-page letter, saying he could no longer “remain silent” and defending himself against allegations that he ignored incidents of assault and ran a football program that considered itself above the rules. The letter came a day after the Texas Rangers, the state’s elite criminal investigations unit, said...

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Woman Dies After Running Into Trailer While Driving Along Expressway 77 Near Lyford

The identity of the woman who died in an accident near lyford this morning has been revealed. The Department of Public Safety confirmed the victim this afternoon as 40-year-old, Veronica Gonzalez Fernandez of Alamo. According to preliminary investigations, Gonzalez Fernandez was behind the wheel and lost control of the SUV on Highway 77 and ran into a tractor trailer in the opposite lane of traffic. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene of the...

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ICE Donates $480,000 to Pharr Police Department

Thousands of dollars recovered from drug investigations will be put to good use. This after Immigrations and Customs Enforcement donated money to the Pharr Police Department. Part of the funds obtained will be used for the purchase of body-cameras for the 132 officers that patrol Pharr roads. Alleged cases of police brutality have grabbed national attention, increasing the need for surveillance video that can evaluate the officers. Understanding this conflict, Pharr officials are investing part of the $480,000 in body...

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