Tag: San Juan police

Update on electrocution incident in San Juan

SAN JUAN (KFXV) — Tonight, San Juan police have released more information after three were electrocuted. According to the San Juan Chief of Police, officers responded to the 300 block of Carroll Street, and found a 39-year-old male, along with two minors, a fifteen and 8-year-old, were electrocuted when filling an above ground pool. Police say the eight-year-old began playing with the water hose, spraying water, causing all three to be electrocuted. They were all sent to the hospital for...

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San Juan Police and Fire Urging Public to Vote for Collective Bargaining

SAN JUAN (KFXV) — In San Juan, one of the cities that will be holding general elections this weekend. The fire and police departments from this city have united by creating a proposition that they’re hoping will make the agencies stronger and are looking for your approval when you cast your ballot. FOX spoke to several officers, who claim the San Juan Police Department is currently understaffed and say this could be in part because “collective bargaining” is not in place. Police officers and firefighters with the city of San Juan hoping this will soon change through the approval...

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Federal Agents Arrest San Juan Police Officer

San Juan (KFXV) –A San Juan Police officer, was placed under federal custody Thursday, but details of his arrest have not yet been released. San Juan Police Chief Juan Gonzalez, confirmed to Fox news, that federal agents arrested officer Richard Castillo, but couldn’t go into detail about the federal investigation as well as expressing, having no details on the cause of his arrest. The officer is covered by civil service law process and procedures, and his employment status will be handled and processed in accordance to the San Juan civil service commission and disciplinary actions mentioned in Chapter 143 of...

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Police Execute Warrant

San Juan (KFXV) – Officials with the San Juan and Pharr police departments responded to a call at the 4000th block of Jesena street. Our Fox News photojournalist captured the police activity at the scene. According to officials, San Juan police assisted Pharr’s police department to execute a warrant. We have requested additional information about the incident but it has yet to be released. We’ll bring you the latest as it is made...

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Officers Arrest 5 in “Operation Curbside”

San Juan (KFXV) — Police officers executed several search warrants as a result of “Operation Curbside”. Police officers raided several homes starting at around 4:30 this afternoon at Miller’s Mobile Home and RV Park on the 400 block of West Business 83 in San Juan. The raids leading to 4 men and a women arrested by San Juan police along with the help of The Department of Public Safety. Christina Martinez who’s grandkids live in the mobile home park were driving by when police executed the raids. San Juan police tell us those arrested could face charges for possession...

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