Tag: Mission

Body of Jose Angel Martinez found dismembered in Mission

Authorities used fingerprints and tattoos to identify the remains of 32-year-old, Jose Angel Martinez, whose body was recovered Wednesday in Mission. Deputies remained at the private property on Mile Six and Mayberry Road throughout the morning, pulling out pieces of a body found in the orchard. Police say Martinez along with Ricardo Moreno was reported missing last Wednesday in Edinburg. While Moreno was found injured days after his kidnapping, Martinez’s body was found dismembered and buried, at a ranch area outside Mission city limits. Deputies believe Martinez may have been murdered since the day he was reported missing. Gabino...

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Shootout between Federal Agent and a suspect in Mission

In Mission, authorities are investigating a shooting between a suspect and a federal agent in the middle of a shopping center. It was little after noon when police responded to a call at Sharyland Plaza. The agent tried to make contact with the suspect. It was then that the man tried to run over the federal agent with his vehicle. The agent fired a shot towards the man but he got away. At the moment, authorities have not released the identity of this person and continue their search for him. Story...

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Grandmother accused of killing son-in-law charged

The woman accused of running over her son in law after a family conflict is formally charged in Mission. Elizabeth Guerrero went before a judge Saturday after turning her self in. Guerrero is accused of striking and killing 20-year-old Gilberto Gaytan after a heated argument over her grand daughter. She fled the scene with her daughter and grand daughter. She was charged with homicide and was set a million dollar bond. The child was recovered and is now in custody of child protective...

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Grandmother accused of running over and killing son-in-law surrenders

According to Hidalgo County Sheriffs, this morning, 68 year old, Elizabeth Guerrero and her daughter, Elizabeth Sandra Morales surrendered to authorities after the two were on the run after hitting and killing 20 year old Gilberto Gaytan, both being implicated in Gayton’s death. Preliminary investigation shows Ms. Guerrero fled from the scene after hitting Gaytan with her vehicle. Earlier, her daughter and the now deceased Gaytan argued over the custody of their daughter. Amber Alert was issued to locate the child on Thursday, and by Friday, authorities say the little girl was safely in the custody of Child Protective...

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Marijuana Seized after Short Chase and Truck Abandoned in Rio Grande

Over 1000 lbs of Marijuana are off the streets after border patrol discovered the drugs in an abandoned truck. The drugs were found after agents witnessed a brown GMC pickup driving towards the Rio Grande River in Mission. The driver attempted to speed away by making a U-turn. As the agents got closer, the driver drove the truck into the river and left it there. 74 bundles were seized weighting 1,165 pounds with a street value of 932 thousand...

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