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Over $78K Worth of Cocaine Seized at Gateway Bridge

Brownsville (KFXV) — At the Gateway International Bridge, CBP officers intercept more than $78,000 in cocaine. These four packages containing around 10 pounds of the stuff – found inside a passenger car. The driver identified as a 19-year-old male from Brownsville. His name was not released. A secondary inspection of his vehicle lead officers to the drugs, after a K-9 agent alerted them. The 19-year-old faces federal drug...

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McAllen Police Busts 19 For Prostitution

McAllen (KFXV) — More than a dozen arrests for prostitution in the city of McAllen. In total, 19 people are arrested and charged with prostitution, ranging in ages from 22 to 76 years old. Fox News has learned McAllen police officers conducted a special operation spanning over 2 days. Two females and one male arrested on February 27th, another 11 males were arrested on February 28th and 5 more on March 1st. All the mug shots you see on your screen were provided by McAllen P.D. after the suspects were booked into jail. They all face prostitution charges and...

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Two Arrested for Prostitution in Brownsville

Brownsville (KFXV) — Police arrested two women accused of prostitution. According to a statement released by the department, during an investigation in downtown Brownsville Wednesday, two females identified as Shirley Mendoza and Maria Guadalupe Gomez-Gutierrez solicited and offered to engage in sex acts with undercover officers for money — both were charged and booked into the Cameron County...

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Man Charged In Lovett Street Shooting

EDINBURG (KFXV) — In Edinburg, a discussion sends a man to the hospital and the suspect faces charges. The suspect of shooting a man in the head was formally charged this afternoon. 30-year-old, Jose Alfredo Rios told the judge he did not mean to hurt 24-year-old Oscar Perez before being charged with attempted murder and tampering with evidence. His bond was set at a combined $350,000. According to Edinburg police, officers responded to the 900 block of Lovett Street where they found the victim. Investigators say that’s when Rios allegedly took out a .22 caliber pistol and shot Perez...

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EXCLUSIVE: Former Edcouch Judge Arrested for Drug Charges

EDCOUCH (KFXV) — A Fox News Investigation: Tonight we have confirmed the arrest of a former Edcouch Municipal Judge, Daniel Guzmán. He remains in federal custody tonight on drug-related charges. It’s a story you’ll only see here on Fox. Daniel Guzman, II who took over as Alderman for the city of Edcouch in 2013 is behind bars tonight in Montgomery, Alabama on drug-related charges. As part of an investigation by Fox News, we were able to confirm the arrest of Guzman through the district attorney’s office in Alabama. After a joint investigation by the DEA offices in McAllen and...

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