Tag: Pharr police department

Man Arrested for Outstanding Warrant Crossing Into U.S.

Progreso (KFXV) — In Progreso, Customs and Border Protection agents arrested one man who had an outstanding warrant for sexually assaulting a child. According to CBP, the Pharr police department had a warrant out for 36-year-old, Iram Ignacio Gomez, and apprehended him when he attempted to cross into the United States. As of now, CBP handed Gomez over to Pharr police to begin criminal...

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Pharr Police Searching for Missing K-9 Officer

PHARR (KFXV) — The Pharr Police Department needs your help locating a K-9 officer that went missing Thursday. According to a press release issued today by the Pharr Chief of Police Ruben Villescas, the canine went missing Thursday near Military Highway and S. McColl Road in Pharr. The dog answers to “Bomber.” If you have any information, or see “Bomber,” you are asked to contact the Pharr Police Department at (956) 787-8477, or Lieutenant Jose Luengo at (956)...

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Caught on Camera: Thieves stealing Christmas decorations

Pharr (KFXV) – Caught on camera; thieves making off with Christmas decorations off someone’s front lawn. Take a look on your screen if you can see in the video to people taking Christmas lights and a second camera caught another subject is carrying an inflatable decoration that was still attached to a wall. This surveillance video provided by the Montes Family has been turned over to the Pharr Police Department who is reviewing images of those responsible. Sergeant JP Rodriguez of the County Sheriff’s Department recommends not confronting thieves because they could be armed. If you have information to...

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ICE Donates $480,000 to Pharr Police Department

Thousands of dollars recovered from drug investigations will be put to good use. This after Immigrations and Customs Enforcement donated money to the Pharr Police Department. Part of the funds obtained will be used for the purchase of body-cameras for the 132 officers that patrol Pharr roads. Alleged cases of police brutality have grabbed national attention, increasing the need for surveillance video that can evaluate the officers. Understanding this conflict, Pharr officials are investing part of the $480,000 in body...

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Man brings Possible Explosive to Pharr Police Department

The Pharr police department and surrounding areas are evacuated and on lockdown tonight, due to a possible explosive device. FOX 2, first to the scene, caught up with local officials to get the details. “It appears to be some sort of explosive device, but we can’t confirm that until McAllen bomb squad gets here.” FOX 2 News cameras were rolling as the McAllen bomb squad and FBI arrived on scene. “Until we know what it is, we’re not going to allow anyone in the police department or on 281.” The evacuation began just after 4 pm when a construction...

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