Tag: Texas Department of Public Safety

Gov. Abbott Visits the Border

McALLEN (KFXV) — Leaders from agencies met today in South Texas to discuss border security and what the new administration should look into. Fox News was present in a meeting with the new Secretary of Homeland Security. State Governor Greg Abbott met with John Kelly today for a tour of the Texas – Mexico border. This first-hand look at the Rio Grande Valley, aimed at learning more about what security efforts are in place and what still needs to be done. Newly appointed department of Homeland Security Secretary, John Kelly along with Texas Governor Greg Abbot, and the director...

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The Search Continues For Nahomi Rodriguez

In Harlingen – police say they are continuing to search for Nahomi Rodriguez, the 19-year-old that went missing on July 17 of last year. Tuesday, the Harlingen Police Department released a statement describing their efforts over the past six weeks, coordinating with the Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, and the Texas DPS, the FBI and other Cameron County authorities. The coordinated effort is following up on every tip or clue they receive. If you have any information regarding her disappearance, contact the Harlingen Crime Stoppers at (956) 425-TIPS...

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One Dead in Car Accident

San Benito (KFXV) — One man is dead after a two car accident. The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatal crash that occurred today at approximately 7:15 A.M. On FM 345 (Sam Houston) and Bean Road. Police say an SUV lost control, veered into a car. Both drivers were taken to hospital. 54 year old, Alonzo Barrientos Garza of Rio Hondo, the driver of the car, died at the hospital. Texas Highway Patrol will continue to investigate the fatal...

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Two People Hurt After Plane Crash in Bayview

BAYVIEW, Texas – Two passengers on board of a small plane are lucky to be alive tonight after the aircraft went down this afternoon in Cameron County. The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating the plane crash which happened around 3:30 pm in an open field near Bayview. DPS tells Fox 2 News, the plane went down on a federal refuge on Buena Vista between FM 510 and county airport after missing the runway. The two persons on board suffered lacerations to their faces. Authorities are not releasing names, but we’re told the victims were taken to Valley Baptist Medical Center in Brownsville for treatment. The FAA is looking into what caused the...

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DPS Officer Accused Of Sexual Harrasment Faces Charges

A Texas Department of Public Safety officer accused of sexual harassment was presented in an Hidalgo county court today for a pre-trial hearing. Raymond Torres III was arrested may 9th for official oppression after an alleged sexual harassment against a woman during a traffic stop. DPS suspended Torres from his duties while litigation continues. The 28-year-old is currently out on a 5 thousand dollar bond. He is scheduled to make another appearance for a hearing on June...

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