Tag: Palmview

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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Police Warn of Drug Traffickers Taking Advantage of Teens

RIO GRANDE CITY (KFXV) — A drug transaction has an 18 year old facing over a year in federal prison. 18 year old, Dario Martinez states in these court documents that he was approached by two strangers offering him a large amount of money. Dario Martinez told investigators it all happened while walking along Embassy Road by Rio Grande City High School. It was then two men approached him offering him $1600 to transport and deliver marijuana. Palmview police captain, Saul Uvalle tells Fox News this situation is not uncommon. He explains why cartel members target our youth but,...

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EXCLUSIVE: Aggravated Robbery at Palmview Taqueria

Palmview (KFXV) — Just into our newsroom, Palmview police are investigating an aggravated robbery at a taqueria located on the frontage road just off Goodwin Rd. Initial reports on police scanners indicate that the incident occurred around 8:15pm this evening, and the suspect fled in a dark vehicle heading West. As of yet, Palmview Police have not release any information regarding this incident, or the description of the suspect. We will bring you updates, as they are made...

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Troopers Make Cocaine Bust in Palmview

Palmview (KFXV) — According to the Texas DPS, special agents arrested two Mexican men for possession of cocaine in Palmview. Agents say they observed “criminal activity” at a warehouse located on the 100 block of International Boulevard. They found 133 packages of alleged cocaine, weighing 323 pounds — valued at 19 million dollars. 25-year-old Jesus Salvador Gonzalez-Mendoza and 26-year-old, Hernan Halil Mena-Real from Jalisco, Mexico now face federal drug charges and were transported and booked into the San Juan...

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