Tag: Mission Police

Sergeant Resigns Amidst Facebook Live Video Controversy

MISSION (KFXV) — After 15 years of service and a Facebook Live post, today Manuel Casas turned in his resignation letter, leaving a vacancy at the Mission Police Department. This decision comes after a Facebook Live video, posted by Casas himself which shows the former sergeant along with his nephew rapping to music while drinking alcoholic beverages inside a vehicle and publicly displaying a clear plastic bag containing what looks like a green leafy substance. After making rounds on social media, Casas was suspended with pay, pending an internal investigation. Casas’ drug test came out negative. However, Mission officials...

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Mission Police Sergeant Suspended following Facebook Live Video

MISSION (KFXV) — An employee from the police department is in the eye of the storm after a video made rounds on social media today. Sergeant Manuel Casas has been suspended after this video was published by Casas himself, over the weekend. This– now deleted– Facebook Live video shows Sergeant Casas along with another man rapping to music while drinking alcoholic beverages inside a vehicle. Casas is presumed to be intoxicated but that isn’t the most surprising part of this video. His companion then explicitly says that they’re in an impaired state. All, while publicly displaying a clear plastic...

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Thief caught on camera breaking into a Mission business

Take a look at the surveillance video. He is seen breaking the glass door of what appears to be a restaurant, opening the cash registers, taking an unknown amount of cash, and then taking off. The incident happened May 15th at around 3 a.m. Police are still looking for him. If you recognize him or know where to find him contact Mission Police tip line at 956-581-8477 and remember that any information leading to an arrest could be eligible for a cash...

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More Accusations Lodged Against Mission Doctor

Mission (KFXV) –We move on with new developments about a story we brought you weeks ago.  A doctor remains in the eye of the storm after several reports are filed against him in Kingsville. This comes days after Mission Police charged him for sexual assault– after an alleged patient of his, claimed he took advantage of his title. Several police reports have been filed in Kingsville, since Humberto Bruschetta was charged in mission earlier this month. Bruschetta, who has been practicing endocrinology in Mission and Kingsville currently faces charges of Sexual Assault and indecent exposure in Mission, but now...

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Mission Man Dies in Police Custody

MISSION (KFXV) — A man arrested by the Mission Police department died while under their custody yesterday. According to the department, 36-year-old Hugo Lugo appeared publicly intoxicated, and placed under arrest. While at the city jail, Lugo appeared to be acting strangely, and an officer needed to perform life saving procedures on him. Officials then transported Lugo to the hospital, who later died. The case is under...

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