Tag: Mission

2-Year-Old Found Inside Mission Vehicle Pursuit

A petty theft escalated into a chase, with the suspects allegedly taking a 2-year-old child along for the ride. A FOX2 viewer sent these images into our newsroom. Authorities say it began at a TJ Maxx in Mission at around 2 p.m. when the pursuit began, ending on Dicker and Cage shortly after. It was then, when investigators say they not only found stolen items, but a young child inside. The male and two women were placed under arrest. Their identities will be released after being formally...

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Mission prepares for 12th annual toy drive

For the first time the public and private sector in the city of Mission are coming together for the 12th annual toy drive. All this week Walgreen’s pharmacies will be receiving new, unopened toys to benefit low-income families across the valley. The city of mission will be receiving these donations until Friday benefiting 450 families. “The change this year is combining all the forces, all the departments coming together making this a bigger event and truly to come together and give a toy, a smile, to not only families but to children in the city and the surrounding areas,”...

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Mission Family Demands Answers In Unsolved Murder

A Mission family is wanting answers after a shooting that took place back in November killed their beloved family member. “It’s not fair what they did to him. I just want justice,” explains Maria Padilla, mother of Eleazar Padilla Jr. Tears have been shed plenty of times since the death of Maria’s son. Eleazar Padilla Jr. The 28-year-old father of five. Passed away Nov. 14th as a result of a shooting that took place Nov 1st at a tire shop off coyote circle, north of Mission. Authorities have not found the group of men responsible for the shooting and...

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Former Mission Officer Accused Of Taking Bribes

A man of the law is now under arrest. Accused of using his authority to sway, or completely elimate official records. For, those willing to pay the right price. 40-year-old Carlos Celedon was arrested last week and charged. The former mission police corporal is accused of having cases dismissed. Even records removed. For monetary compensation. This isn’t his first brush with the law. Celedon was convicted on theft charges back in...

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Driver Crashes Into Mission Bank, Two Injured

MISSION –  What is being called a miss-step of a pedal has sent two people to the hospital. According to police,  a 77-year-old female driver crashed into the security first credit union off FM-495 near Stewart road this afternoon.  After accidentally stepping on her gas pedal instead of the break. “She plowed through and sent two people to the hospital,” explains Sgt. Manny Casas, from Mission police dept. Two bank tellers were taken to the hospital. Their conditions haven’t been released. Investigators add that department of public safety will be reviewing her eligibility to drive after mission police finish...

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