Tag: Mission

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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Fire contained with the help of multiple fire departments

Authorities have now contained the fire but, it’s still burning. At around eleven in the morning Alton fire department received a call about a working fire in the area of mile 9 and western road in rural mission. Upon arrival, firefighters did find a five to eight acre fire that was consuming tires and brush. Chief deputy Eric Sanchez with the Hidalgo County Fire Marshal’s office explains to us how the fire escalated so quickly. Sanchez tells us that heavy machinery was used to remove the unburned tires from the burning ones to try to contain the fire. He...

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Jose Luis Torres Missing in Reynosa

A family in Mission, says they’ve been living in angst for three months, since the disappearance of one of their family members. According to the family, 63 year old, Jose Luis Torres resides in Reynosa with his son, and frequently collected aluminum cans on the streets of Reynosa, always to return home — but one night, over 90 days ago, he did not. If you have information that would help the family Torres find their loved one, you can send a message to the facebook account, under the name Maria L....

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Suspect Wanted by Mission Police

Mission police department needs your help locating a man wanted for theft. 47-year-old Santiago ‘Jerry’ Cisneros is described as 5ft 11 weighing 255 lb. He has black hair and brown eyes. His last known address was in Mission Texas. If you have any information as to his location you can contact Mission Crime Stoppers tips line at 956-581-8477. Information leading to his arrest may be eligible for a cash...

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Suspects lead authorities on a chase in Mission

In rural Mission, suspects led authorities on a police chase early this afternoon. Today police were lead by two men driving a green GMC with a box trailer attached. The men were stopped and when the officer arrived and asked the driver to step out of the vehicle, he fled the scene. During the chase, the driver was somehow able to get out without being seen by officials. The juvenile who was in the car with the driver then took control of the vehicle. Authorities were led from 495 and Conway to Minnesota Road a mile north of Mission...

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