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Weslaco PD to divide City into additional Patrol Sectors for Crime Reduction

WESLACO – In an effort to reduce crime in the city of Weslaco interim police chief Sergio Ramirez has developed a new plan for the police department. For 27 years the Weslaco police department has been divided into 4 sectors and soon, it will be divided into six. Adding two sectors they say will increase the number of officers on the streets from five to more than eight. A Weslaco police department spokesperson tells Fox 2 News, police will target crimes like theft and robberies which are the most common crimes in that area. These new changes will begin...

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72 Immigrants Arrested After Trying To Run Away From Police

  A traffic stop lead to the arrest of a group of undocumented immigrants in northern Hidalgo County today. It happened around 5 o’clock this afternoon near Mile 4 in an orchard located between Glasscock and Stewart roads in Mission. U.S. border patrol agents with the assistance of Alton police officers and Hidalgo County sheriff’s deputies were able to conduct the arrest of the 72 individuals believed to be in the country illegally. The group was loaded into two vans and transported to the McAllen border patrol station for...

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Drive-Thru Robbery Suspect Sought

Officers are searching for a man who committed a robbery at the Kans & Kegs Drive-Thru on S. Cage Blvd. Wednesday afternoon. Police say the male subject wearing a dark in color cap, black jacket with khaki shorts and a tattoo on his left ankle entered the business with a black gun demanding money. No further details have been provided. If you witnessed the robbery, you are asked to call Pharr police crime stoppers at (956) 787-TIPS...

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