Tag: Palmview

New Details Revealed in Officer Involved Shooting

PALMVIEW (KFXV) — New details were revealed today on the officer involved shooting last Friday. One of the men involved in the incident was identified as 56-year-old, Ulises Galvan — who held his 63-year-old brother hostage and shot him in the hand. A police officer then firing his weapon three times against Galvan injuring his torso. The standoff happening Friday night on FM 492. Ulises Galvan was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon against a family member. His bond is set at...

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Trafficker Abandons Vehicle in River leaves $4 Million behind

Troopers are reporting a large marijuana seizure they confiscated from an individual who led them on a pursuit. DPS officers attempted to stop the vehicle on Abrams road north of Military road in Palmview. The driver evaded police and drove his vehicle into the Rio Grande River and then abandoned the truck. He left 49 bundles of marijuana totaling more than 750 lb with an estimated value of four million...

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Court Date Set for Donna Murder

DONNA (KFXV) — A court date has been set for a fatal shooting that took place in Donna. According to court documents, Benito Hernandez stands accused of shooting Pedro Lopez Morales in December of last year near the frontage road. Lopez Morales died at the hospital a few hours later from his wounds. Hernandez later confessed to throwing the gun used in the shooting into a canal in Palmview. Hernandez will go before a judge August...

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Deceased Individual found in Palmview Identified

Palmview (KFXV) – Hidalgo County Sheriff’s investigators identify the body found in north of Palmview earlier this week. 29-year-old Elias Alegria Manuel Mejia from Guatemala is identified as the individual whose body was found on the side of La Gallina Road Tuesday afternoon. A passerby made the discovery and alerted police. Authorities are still trying to determine the cause of death, however investigators say there are no signs of foul play. If you have any information about this case you’re asked to call Crime stoppers at 956...

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Off-Duty Palmview Police Officer Allegedly Assaults Girlfriend

Palmview (KFXV) — An off duty police officer is arrested and accused of assaulting and threatening his girlfriend with a pistol. The victim telling a 911 operator– Edward Oscar Aleman Cervantes grabbed her by the hair and pushed her into a wall then later barged into a bathroom she was in, “racked” his handgun and pointed at her, then threw the gun at her and told her to kill herself. Officers on scene said Cervantes seemed intoxicated at the time of the arrest on Sunday around 3:45 in the morning. He was not on duty at the time.  Cervantes is charged...

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