Tag: Weslaco

Produce Warehouse receives Bomb Threat

Weslaco (KFXV) – A produce a warehouse in Weslaco received an electronic bomb threat early this morning the message read explosive devices have been installed in the building and they were demanding a $25,000 transfer before May 31st. Tex Mex Sales located east of Iowa and railroad evacuated more than 100 employees out of their four buildings. Weslaco Police Officer searched the company for explosive devices and after clearing the area, employees returned to work almost two hours later. The company will be under surveillance for the next couple of...

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Fire Damages Several Structures in Weslaco

Weslaco (KFXV) — The Fire Marshall tell us illegal burning had fire departments from several cities battling a blaze. The Fire Marshall said the grass fire got out of control and spread destroying to mobile homes in two barns near mile 11 and 6 West. Authorities asked neighbors to evacuate. “A gentleman is burning in a pit. His burn permit was revoked because he was burning outside of the times and he was burning materials which he shouldn’t have been burning.” – Jon Franz (Fire Marshall) Fire Crews from Elsa, Weslaco, and Mercedes assisted. No injuries are being...

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Suspect Wanted For Deadly Conduct

Weslaco (KFXV) — Police are asking for the help of all Fox viewers to find a man wanted for shooting at a 17 year old. Here he is 22 year old, Candelario Roman — the 3rd is wanted on one charge of deadly conduct. Investigators say the victim stated Roman pointed a gun at him. The victim called police who meet him at his home on Summerview Drive located in rural Weslaco. Fearing for his live, the victim says he jumped into a ditch to avoid being shot but did suffer in on life threatening injuries. Police believe Roman...

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Weslaco Man Wanted for Aggravated Assault

Weslaco (KFXV) — The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s office needs the help of Fox viewers locating a mid-valley man wanted for aggravated assault. According to the sheriff’s office, 35-year-old, Jesus Ramirez last known to live in Weslaco or Elsa — is wanted for an alleged aggravated assault that occurred in August of 2016 involving his ex-girlfriend who was six months pregnant at the time. If you have any information on his whereabouts, you’re asked to contact the Hidalgo County Crime Stoppers at (956)...

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Couple charged for Tasing Employee during Robbery

Weslaco (KFXV) – A couple faces charges for allegedly attacking an employee during a robbery of a business. According to the Weslaco Police Department, Jennifer Lee Fort use a taser against the worker. The incident happened on Tuesday. Police say Fort then took off in a truck driven by Michael Lee Goforth. McAllen law enforcement arrested both of them during a traffic stop. They both face charges for aggravated robbery. Fort received $100,000 Bond and Goforth, a $50,000...

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