Tag: Palmview

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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A victim of Briseno Construction has come forward

Penitas (KFXV) A woman has come forward as one of the victims of two women accused of fraud. I spoke to a woman who claims she paid thousands of dollars to Briseno Construction but has yet to see her home. This woman who asked to only be referred to as Mrs. Mendoza said her family paid a total of $14,000 to Adelina Briseno and Alejandra Melendez. We gave her $5000 to begin building the house then we gave her two payments of $4000. The plan was to pay half of the home and that’s exactly what we believe they...

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6 Detained After Chase Ends in Flames

Palmview (KFXV) — FOX NEWS EXCLUSIVE: These are images captured by a viewer after a car slams into a light pole on Goodwin street in the city of Palmview. Investigators tell Fox News this happened after authorities chased the driver who refused to stop. The car at one point explodes. Six people were taken into custody minutes after the driver slammed into the light pole and the people in the car — believed to be undocumented immigrants, took off on foot. The investigation into this case continues. We will bring you more details as they become...

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