Tag: police custody

Man Dies in Custody; Police Investigating

Hidalgo County (KFXV) — Authorities are investigating the death of a man at a local city jail. Edinburg police have requested help from the sheriff’s office in investigating the death of man in their custody. Thirty-year-old, Christopher Reyes, was placed in custody Sunday morning, after officers responded to a 911 call from a family member. During his apprehension, Reyes was transported to a local hospital where he died that afternoon. As standard protocol, the agency contacted the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office to investigate the incident. Once on scene, the department’s investigators secured witness statements, video recording from body cameras...

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‘Accidental’ Shooting Sends Teen to Hospital

Cameron County (KFZV) — A young man is recovering in a hospital after being shot. Authorities are considering this an ‘accidental shooting’. While the condition has been deemed critical, the suspect in this case is already police custody. The shooting happened just after noon today near Dockberry Rd and Brown Avenue outside Brownsville city limits. 18-year-old Adrian Bautista was shot by Jose Gonzalez at the victim’s home on the 2200 Block of South Indiana Street. Gonzalez, who was identified as a friend of the victim, then tried rushing Bautista to a hospital, but were then involved in a vehicle...

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Middle School Teen Takes Gun to School

SAN JUAN (KFXV) — A teenager is in police custody after a weapon was found in his possession. San Juan Police confirmed the 15-year-old is now facing charges for unlawful possession of a firearm as well as a narcotics charge after taking these items into a school. School district officials say it was a classmate who reported having witnessed the eighth-grade student with an unloaded 25 caliber pistol.   After the suspect was removed from the classroom, officials also found him in possession of narcotics. As parents were notified about the incident, this woman, whose 12 and 14-year-old sons...

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SPI Police Respond to Auto-Ped; Stabbing; Fall From Balcony

South Padre Island, (KFXV) — Authorities are investigating several incidents that took place last night. One includes a road accident that left at least two people in critical condition. Two women are in police custody tonight in connection to an auto pedestrian accident that left several people injured. The accident happened just after midnight on the 4200 block of Gulf Boulevard. Police say, a group of five people were hit by a driver, who didn’t stop to render aid. All victims are valley residents. The suspect– a 20-year-old woman from Sugarland, Texas — was detained today at approximately one...

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123 Illegal Gambling Machines Seized; 15 Face Charges

McAllen (KFXV) —More than a dozen people are in police custody tonight after officials raided the gaming establishment they were operating, this afternoon. Eight vehicles, 123 gambling machines and cash, drugs and weapons were seized from the premises of the illegally operated business located on Dicker Road and 23rd Streets south of the city of McAllen. 15 establishment employees were also detained. The operation took place at approximately 3 o’clock today, but it took investigators several hours to finish processing the scene. At least five weapons were confirmed to be seized as well as a small amount of cocaine....

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