Tag: traffic

Trial Continues in 2015 Cameron County Hit and Run

Cameron County (KFXV) — Marissa Govea Hernandez underwent her third day in court. She is accused of a hit and run, and allegedly causing the death of 37 year old, Mary Tipton, in court, evidence was provided that could benefit her case. Testifying today, Officer Alfredo Martinez, stated he had made an accident and offense report when investigating the accident in 2015, however after carefully viewing surveillance video from a business near the area of the incident, he observed Tipton was walking on FM 803, with her back against traffic, which according to law, could make her responsible for...

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Brownsville Man Charged For Criminal Negligent Homicide

Brownsville (KFXV) — A man dies, pinned in his car after a three car collision. Near the 400 block of Boca Chica Boulevard around 8 yesterday evening. The driver of a white truck — identified as 23-year-old, Marving A Resendiz Zumaya, allegedly drove against traffic and struck a Ford Ranger driven by a 79 year old man head on. The elderly man pronounced dead at the scene. Zumaya fled, but minutes later, police apprehended him. The driver of the third vehicle was treated for minor injuries. Witnesses placed Zumaya at the scene, and described his driving as erratic. He...

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DPS Increases Patrols During Spring Break

Statewide (KFXV) — The Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding the public to take extra precautions during the spring break week. Law enforcement will increase their patrols during the holidays, focusing on those speeding, drunk drivers and anyone not wearing their seat-belts. They encourage drivers to slow down during bad weather or driving conditions like construction or heavy traffic, and to eliminate any distractions including mobile...

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Driver arrested after seizing a ton of marijuana

Weslaco DPS arrest a driver after seizing roughly a ton of marijuana from the tractor-trailer he was driving. The semi truck was spotted by Troopers heading north on Highway 281 and FM 2812 and stopped for a traffic violation when the officer discovered 80 bundles and marijuana concealed inside boxes. The find was almost 2,000 pounds and are worth more than 11 million dollars. The driver Juan Carlos Sandoval Martinez of Houston is arrested and booked into the Hidalgo County Jail on drug...

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Protesters Demand to Speak to Ryan During Visit

RGV (KFXV) — While speaker Paul Ryan toured the valley others protested the visit. This including community members and several pro-immigrant organizations. Several people took to the streets in McAllen to protest Paul Ryan’s tour of the valley. In a visit not open to media, U.S. House of Representatives Speaker, toured the South Texas border on land, air and water. Ryan’s visit marks a first as part of the new administration trying to see firsthand border issues in this region. After finishing the tour and meeting with local officials at the Border Patrol Station in McAllen. Several organizations gathered...

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