Tag: PROGRESO

Former Police Chief Facing Federal Drug Charges

Progreso (KFXV) — In Progreso, a former sergeant is facing federal charges in connection to drugs.   Geovani Hernandez is in custody tonight on several charges including possession with intent to distribute cocaine.  The Progreso Probationary Police Sergeant, was placed in custody on Saturday and faced a federal judge this morning on charges of attempt to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance, possession with intent to distribute more than five kilograms of cocaine and aiding and abetting.  According to formal documents, 43-year-old, Geovani Hernandez was identified as a member of a drug trafficking organization, involved in the...

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Man Gets Life Sentence for Murder of Co-Worker

Edinburg (KFXV) — A Progreso man received a life sentence for the 2016 murder of his co-worker. According to court documents, a jury found Adalberto Guardado Mosqueda guilty of capital murder. Police say, Guardado shot his co-worker Gilberto Garces because of a drug deal. The Monitor reports Guardado will now serve a life sentence in prison, without the possibility of parole. They also report that authorities are still searching for two other men — identified as Sergio Medrano Cavazos and Mauricio Vidal — in connection to this...

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Over $900K in Liquid Meth Seized

PROGRESO (KFXV) — A major hit to drug cartels – as Customs Officers seize nearly $900,000 in liquid meth at the Progreso/ Donna port of entry. The interception happened on April 29th. CBP officials today releasing these photos of the bust. Investigators say more than 59 pounds of meth were found in bottles of juice and milk. The suspects only identified as a 41-year-old female from Brownsville, was crossing the bridge on foot. The drugs found after a secondary inspection. The estimated street value $883,740 dollars. The female suspect is in the custody of Homeland Security as the investigation...

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Border Patrol Agents Make Million Dollar Meth Bust

Progreso (KFXV) — Agents at the Progreso port of entry seized more than 69 pounds of liquid methamphetamine over the weekend. According to CBP, officers at the port discovered a 22-year-old female U.S. Citizen attempting to traffic more than 69 pounds of liquid meth in 27 bottles of juice and milk containers. The drugs have an estimated street value of $1,037,520. Agents arrested her, seized the drugs and handed the investigation over to Homeland...

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Police Investigate Possible Progreso Homicide

Progreso (KFXV) — Local police along with Hidalgo County investigators are looking into a possible homicide. The victim identified as 65 year old Israel Vazquez was found dead around 1pm this afternoon inside his home on the 100 block of Obregon street. Police have not released any further information. However he did tell Fox News they are treating this case at this point as a homicide. We will bring you more information as it becomes...

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