Tag: Weslaco

Routine Traffic Stop in Weslaco Yields Human Trafficking Cargo

Weslaco (KFXV) – A man ends up in jail after he was arrested for human smuggling in Weslaco. A DPS trooper stopped a 2017 dodge traveling on us 281 on Sunday for a traffic violation. During inspection the officer discovered two individuals concealed in the vehicle’s floor board behind the driver seat. The driver, 22-year-old Jonathan Guzman of Edinburg was arrested and charged with smuggling of persons. He was then transported to the Hidalgo County Jail. Meanwhile the two individuals who were discovered, were turned over to Border...

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135 lbs of Marijuana seized

Weslaco (KFXV) – The Texas department of public safety is reporting a seizure of 135 lb of marijuana after a traffic stop. According to the DPS, a Trooper stopped the driver of a 2006 Dodge Caravan for a traffic violation on State Highway 4. With the assistance of a K-9, the trooper subsequently discovered 7 bundles of marijuana, worth over $819,000 in false compartments of the floor boards.. Driver identified as 23-year-old Anna Marie Martinez of San Benito now faces a charge of possession of marijuana. She remains in custody at the Cameron County...

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Weslaco Police Search for Vehicle Burglar

WESLACO (KFXV) – Police there are searching for an unidentified man who burglarized a vehicle outside a fitness center. According to investigators, the incident occurred at 900 North Westgate Drive. The man, identified as a Hispanic male, is seen wearing a light brown, or white, fedora hat. He’s also seen wearing a light blue shirt, with gray dickies pants. Call the Weslaco Crime Stoppers with tips that could lead the individual’s...

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Weslaco Police Search for Person of Interest in Burglaries

Weslaco(KFXV) – A person of interest is being sought in connection to a pair of burglaries. This man is wanted in connection to two burglaries at a Weslaco restaurant. The first incident happened on July 17th– followed almost two weeks later by another. The targeted business is Basil Asia Restaurant on Texas and Seventh streets. The establishment is temporarily closed, but that didn’t stop this person from forcing his entry. Authorities were not able to confirm stolen merchandise but are hoping these photos will lead to an arrest. Anyone with information is asked to call the Weslaco Crime Stoppers...

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Weslaco Police Search for Vehicle of Interest

Weslaco (KFXV) — The Weslaco Police Department is asking the community for their assistance in identifying a vehicle involved in several burglaries and one theft of vehicle. The alleged crimes happening at two home improvement retailers, and a private gym. The suspect vehicle might be a white toyota van or a Ford Windstar, the plates are unknown. If you have information about the suspects, call Weslaco Crime Stoppers at (956)...

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