Tag: Weslaco

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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Have you seen this white van? It’s tied to several burglaries in Weslaco

Weslaco (KFXV) — We move to Weslaco now where police are asking for the help of all FOX viewers to identify a vehicle of interest involved in several burglaries and a theft. According to investigators, the vehicle you see on your screen — a white van with unknown plates — is tied to a series of burglaries last week in the evening at three different businesses in Weslaco. If you have any information, or can help identify the people involved,contact the Weslaco Crime Stoppers at the number...

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One Woman Dead After Hit and Run

Weslaco (KFXV) — In Weslaco, a 63-year-old woman dies after being hit by a driver who didn’t stop to help. The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating the fatal auto-pedestrian crash that happened Sunday around 11 at night. on F.M. 1015, south of Mile 12 North Road, north of Weslaco. DPS says a suspect vehicle fled the scene, described as a gray passenger car, last seen traveling northbound on F.M. 1015. The woman has been identified as Josie Betancourt,  of Weslaco — pronounced dead at the scene. Troopers are continuing to investigate this as a fatal hit and...

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Woman behind bars for alleged intentional hit-and-run

WESLACO (KFXV) — A woman is behind bars tonight after a hit-and-run investigation that authorities believe was intentional. While one woman remains hospitalized tonight, her alleged attacker is behind bars on aggravated assault charges. Twenty-one-year-old, Mariah Nicole Garcia is facing one count of aggravated assault with serious bodily injury after she struck a 25-year-old woman with her vehicle. According to investigators from the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s office, Garcia committed the crime intentionally on Wednesday early in the morning before fleeing the scene in rural Weslaco. A witness called in to report the incident. The victim received surgery for her...

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Man Facing Sexual Assault Charges

Weslaco (KFXV) – In Hidalgo County, the Sheriff’s Office arrested a 19-year-old man after a woman accused him of allegedly having sex with her 16-year-old daughter. Investigators with the Sheriff’s Office report that a Weslaco mother contacted them after learning that her daughter had a sexual relationship with Joe Anthony Rivera, also from Weslaco, when she went through her daughter’s cell phone. The criminal complaint states that investigators took a statement from the daughter who said she’d had a relationship with Rivera for over a year, and had had sex with him under a tree outside of her house....

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