Tag: Pharr

Nearly 2.5 million dollars in heroin and marijuana seized at the Pharr International Bridge.

In the first incident, officers inspected a 2014 Kenworth Tractor Trailer hauling a shipment of tomatoes and discovered 90 packages of heroin worth over two million dollars. the second discovery was made inside a 1999 Freightliner trailer where they found 72 packages of marijuana worth over 59 thousand dollars  The third seizure was made after officers found 1,372 packages of marijuana worth over $236,000. All three cases under investigation by Homeland...

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Burglar wanted for breaking into a restaurant and drinking all the beer

More than a month has passed since the break in and until today there are still no leads in the case. At around 2am on October 2nd the suspect broke into the business by throwing a rock at the door. The suspect was there for almost two hours during that time he drank beverages from the restaurant and stole work materials. “If you wanted to buy beer , well work for it pay for it don’t come and ruin someones business,” says Heidi Torres, an employee at the restaurant. The suspect was wearing a black cap, camouflage long sleeve...

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Fox News Special Report: First Lady Laura Bush visits PSJA Elementary to kick off program

  First Lady Laura Bush visited Geraldine Palmer Elementary in Pharr to celebrate her “Texans by Nature” program teaming up with the Lower Rio Grande Valley Learning Landscape Collaborative and naming them a Conservation Wrangler. “Television, I-pad, or I-phone, see our parents when we were little said, go outside and play and that’s what were hoping your parents would do to you too,” said The First Lady to students. “It’s in our nature to practice good stewardship of our precious wildlife and natural resources, our relationship with the outdoors is a integral part of what it means to be a...

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Fatal Accident in Pharr

In Pharr, a driver loses his life in a fatal car accident this morning.The Texas Department of Public Safety investigating the incident that happened at around 6:30am on Jackson Road north of Juan Balli Road. According to DPS, the driver lost control when they hit a curb, rolling over several times. He was ejected from a white Mazda and declared dead at the scene. The accident continues under...

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Reynaldo Gomez accused of striking 56-year-old Maria Isabel Jimenez formally charged

A man accused of striking a 56-year-old woman in an auto-pedestrian accident formally charged today in court. Reynaldo Gomez- a resident of Hidalgo- is facing charges after running over a woman Sunday at around 7 am on the 6700 block of Cage in Pharr. The investigation revealed Maria Isabel Jimenez- from Pharr – died from her injuries at the scene. Gomez is charged with accident involving the death of a person. His bond was set at 100 thousand...

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