Tag: pickup truck

Smugglers Splashdown and Escape

BROWNSVILLE (KFXV) — Desperate smugglers splashdown to evade agents. border patrol agents saw a pickup truck loaded with what appeared to be bundles driving through a local golf course. As the agents responded, the driver turned around and drove his vehicle into the Rio Grande. The driver and another subject were able to swim back across the river to Mexico. Agents then recovered 37 bundles of narcotics that tested positive for marijuana and had a weight of more than 800 pounds valued at over...

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Two Arrested After Ransacking Pick-Up Truck

Harlingen (KFXV) — Two men are in custody who police say ran-sacked a pickup truck. Identified as 21-year-old, San Benito resident, Cristian Andres Herebia and 20-year-old, Los Fresnos resident, Angel Waldo Hernandez — police believe the duo broke into the pick-up at the parking lot of a local sporting goods store. Police recovered all stolen items, both face charges of burglary of a motor vehicle and are being held on a...

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Help San Juan Police Find Car Burglar

SAN JUAN (KFXV) —    On March 31, 2017 at about 1:30 pm, a woman reported that her vehicle was burglarized near Pete’s Mobile Home Park at 2911 Cesar Chavez Rd . Surveillance video shows a suspect driving up in a red pickup truck before parking next to the victim’s vehicle. The male suspect, wearing a dark-colored baseball cap and shirt is then seen exiting his truck, opening the victim’s truck and removing property. If you have information that could lead to an arrest call Hidalgo County Crime Stoppers at 956-668-TIPS...

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3 Year Old Struck by Pick-Up

South Padre Island (KFXV) – A three year old is recovering after being struck by a pickup truck on South Padre Island over the weekend. The incident occurred on beach access 5. Authorities have confirmed that the driver remained on the scene to render Aid. The child received medical treatment at Valley Baptist Medical Center. No word all the child’s condition tonight and whether or not any charges will be filed against the driver. We will continue to follow this story and bring you the...

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Traffickers Caught in the Act

Border patrol agent working on foot near the Rio Grande River stop thousands of pounds of marijuana from hitting Valley Streets. Agents spotted several men loading an SUV with bundles of marijuana. When they approached the vehicle, the men jumped into the river and headed back to Mexico. When other agents were arriving they also saw an additional pickup truck there, is who they tried stopping, The driver refused, headed towards the river, and that’s where three men bailed out of that pickup truck and swim back to Mexico as well. A total 1063 pounds of marijuana were seized...

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