Tag: Matamoros

Brownsville Police Search for Clues in Missing Person’s Case

Brownsville (KFXV) — Brownsville police are asking for the community’s help locating a gender fluid person, whose family identifies them as a male, but friends known them as a female. It’s been 26 days since Ramiro Avila was last seen by their family. Avila’s mother says not a day goes by without thinking about her child, and doing everything she can to find them. “It’s a pain like no other, but every day I gather strength to fight it. We have been looking for him non-stop. We’ve put up flyers hoping that somebody will recognize him,” Elvira Avila stated....

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After 13 Years As a Fugitive, Man Arrested on Murder Charges

Cameron County (KFXV) — A man wanted for murder in Cameron County is behind bars. His arrest came 13 years after the crime. Sheriff Lucio who says investigators received a call from agents in Matamoros who said the suspect Ciro Cantu Muñoz would be crossing an international bridge in Brownsville.. 42-year-old Ciro Muñoz Cantu was arrested and charged for a murder he’s believed to have committed thirteen years ago. According to Sheriff Lucio, the deadly incident took place late March in 2004. The victim, identified as Jesus Hilario Jimenez, was dating the suspect’s ex-wife. The suspect became upset when...

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Man Claims CBP Used Excessive Force When Crossing Into U.S.

BROWNSVILLE (KFXV) — A man is claiming to have been assaulted by CBP Officers at Brownsville International Bridge The man has been on bedrest since the incident and is already preparing to take legal action. The victim’s attorney, claiming excessive force was used on the Brownsville resident, on April 2nd, 2017 by Customs and Border Protection Officers as they were coming back to the U.S. from Matamoros, Tamaulipas. Fox News, is not identifying the victim, per his request. The result: Several fractures that the victim says is not only a physical impediment but, one that has also left his...

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Customs and Border Protection Make Two Large Drug Busts

RGV (KFXV) — Customs and Border Protection Officials say they intercepted more than $230,000 in drugs at two Brownsville ports of entry. The drugs found inside a car and a pick up in two separate incidents. The first bust took place when a 21 year old from Brownsville was found with five packages of cocaine weighing almost 13 pounds in his car during a secondary inspection at the Gateway International Bridge. The second happened at the Brownsville- Matamoros International Bridge, a 39 year old Mexican National referred to a secondary inspection was found to have a little over 17...

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Authorities Search for Suspect in Triple Homicide

MATAMOROS/RGV (KFXV) — Fox spoke exclusively to family members of a triple homicide, the shooter is said to be hiding in the Rio Grande Valley. The incident happened Tuesday night in Matamoros. Police responded to the bloody scene of three family members dead inside their home. Extended family members reaching out to Fox News to find the man allegedly responsible for the crime. Investigators are looking for 28 year old, Emmanuel Hernandez who is said to be hiding out in Cameron County. If you know of his whereabouts, contact...

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