Tag: Texas Rangers

An early morning chase in Las Milpas leaves one in police custody

A man is now in custody after leading police on a chase through Las Milpas early¬†Thursday morning. Police tried to stop the man for a traffic violation on Highway 281 and Anaya street. The driver didn’t stop and police gave chase — moments later, the vehicle hit a barrier and the car spun out of control. He jumped out of the car and tried to get away on foot. That’s when police fired a gunshot in his direction. No one was injured. According to authorities, the man responsible is a 29 year old, Mexican citizen. Texas Rangers are now...

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Fourth Suspect Arrested in Rio Grande City Teen’s Murder

The Starr County District Attorney’s Office announcing a fourth suspect has been arrested in connection to a 17-year-old’s murder over the summer 18-year-old, Salvador Martinez was arrested by the Texas Rangers on Thursday and charged with tampering with evidence and tampering with a corpse. This as part of an investigation into the disappearance and murder of Chayse Olivarez of Rio Grande City. Olivarez was reported missing last July and found dead of a gunshot wound in august. 17-year-old, Jose Luis Garcia along with two unidentified 16 year-olds have also been...

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31-year old Shot and Killed during Police Confrontation in Brownsville

Brownsville Police have confirmed to Fox New South Texas 31 year old German Ornelas was shot while police were attempting to deliver a felony warrant. Ornelas was hospitalized at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Brownsville, but was later pronounced dead due to his injuries. Police released a statement regarding the indecent. Police arrived at the location where German Ornelas was located at 55 W. St. Charles St. They say Ornelas was discovered in a back room, armed with a knife. Officers tried to negotiate with Ornelas, but he refused to cooperate and tried to attack officers. That’s when officers...

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Elsa Homicide

ELSA — In Elsa, authorities are investigating the death of a woman in a neighborhood. Police responding to a report in a neighborhood in Elsa where a woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Texas Rangers have now joined Elsa police in this investigation. Authorities are still investigating the death of the woman on Ciro Casares Avenue and Mario Leal Drive in Elsa. The woman has been identified as forty-nine year old, Sandra Beltran of Elsa. A concerned mother who is a resident of the area spoke to us about the situation. Hernandez tell us that what has happened...

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One Year Since Nahomi Rodriguez disappeared

Harlingen (KFXV) — Tonight marks one year since the disappearance of the young Nahomi Rodriguez– whose remains were found in April, however her disappearance still remains a mystery and police have yet to have any leads as to who may be responsible for her death. The investigation into Nahomi’s homicide continues but one year later her family is still looking for closure as they continue to mourn her loss. An unexplainable pain — is what Blanca Rodriguez has felt for the past 365 days. One year ago, her daughter Nahomi Rodriguez disappeared after finishing her work shift in Harlingen....

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