Tag: suspicious activity

Assault against border patrol agents on the rise; 179% increase since October

Along the US-Mexico border border patrol agents report assaults on agents have increased dramatically this year. Assault against border patrol agents are on the rise with a 179% increase since October. Risks On the Border increase with heavy human and drug trafficking assaults are now more than ever complicating the jobs of agents attacks including the use of weapons in close quarter combat. “The last couple of weeks we’ve had incidents of rock throwing and of course we’ve had agents with been fired upon from the Mexican side.” – Marlen Castro Those most likely to be targeted are usually...

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3 Arrested in Raid at Sports Complex

Pharr (KFXV) — Police arrested three people during a raid at a home and sports complex, seizing cocaine and cash. Police raided the home on the 4000 block of Yvette Street, over the weekend — taking a man and a woman into custody. A neighbor who wishes to remain anonymous commented that he had seen constant suspicious activity in and out of the home and claims the location sold drugs. Law enforcement then went to the suspect’s business, “Barracuda Sports Complex”, on the 200 block of west Moore road were a third suspects was arrested. It’s unclear if they...

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Border Patrol Agents Attacked

RGV (KFXV) — The National Security Agency reports that just in 2016 alone Border Patrol agents have endured 176 attacks. Just in the last week, 3 aggressions towards officers. One agent, Randy De Leon was recently attacked by assumed drug traffickers with a stone that caused serious injury to his face. De Leon is recovered and continues to carry out its work on the South Texas border. Border Patrol authorities ask you if you see any suspicious activity call 1 (800)...

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Alamo Man Busted For Marijuana and Cocaine

Alamo (KFXV) — A man is arrested and charged for selling drugs out of his home located in the 400 block of El Gato Road. The arrest happened after police officers received a tip of suspicious activity. Inside the house they found 34 year old, Gelacio Ramirez who they took into custody. Investigators also found 28 grams of crack-cocaine and 47 baggies filled with marijuana, and $1,100 cash. Ramirez is charged with possession of a controlled substance and booked into the Hidalgo County...

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Weslaco Police use Historical Crime Data to plan patrols

Weslaco ( KFXV) — The police department crunches crime data looking for historical hotspots of crime. Over the last few years crime is known to Cluster in areas of town called DDACTS Zones. The idea is to use the crime data to know where police officers are needed most. “To better educate our community and the public as to what is going on. What is being reported to us. because what is being reported to us is where we emphasize extra patrols and more police presence.” – Sgt. Bernie Garza Authorities are encouraging the community to report suspicious activity...

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