Tag: Pharr

Pharr Teen Car Theft Suspect In Court

PHARR – A teenage carjacking suspect accused of taking the victim’s 5-month-old child along with their vehicle was in court today. The 16-year-old, who isn’t being indentified for being a minor. Is accused of stealing a Pharr couple’s vehicle on Thursday. The couple adds they knew suspect who took their car without their consent. The teen abandoned the 5-month-old girl at the San Juan Basilica Shrine. She was uninjured and it is now being decided if the teen will be tried as an...

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Pharr Suspect Steals Car With Infant Inside, Still At Large

A terrifying case out of Pharr, when a carjacking suspect not only robs a couple of their vehicle but takes their 5-month-old child along for the ride. Authorities say the 16-year-old suspect stole the couple’s vehicle last night at around 10:30. They add they knew suspect who took their car without their consent. The teen abandoned the 5-month-old girl at the San Juan Basilica Shrine. She was uninjured. Anyone with information is asked to call Weslaco crime stoppers at (956) 787-TIPS...

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City of Pharr will Create its Very Own Produce District

Today, instead of your average ribbon cutting ceremony, a fruit slicing event took place to kick off the produce season. Fresh fruit straight from across the border was cut by officials from the City of Pharr to initiate the beginning of produce season. Other than the produce itself, the event also covered the Pharr International Bridge on  business and trade. Last year around $26.48M worth of goods crossed through the Pharr bridge, produce included. Although the process of growing these fruits and vegetables is not taking place entirely in the RGV, it is definitely bringing economic growth. The Pharr...

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