Tag: assault

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23-Year-Old Shot After Threatening Police And Family With Knife

It was at an apartment complex that a 23-year-old was shot and killed after police officers were threatened by the young man who was carrying a weapon. It was Sunday at around noon, that Esmeralda Vega, mother of Luis Yair Alvarez called 911 to report her son was assaulting her and her daughter. Upon police arrival, officers tried to calm him down but the suspect was very unstable.We spoke to a neighbor of the family who tells us she doesn’t understand why Alvarez was shot several times by authorities. Rosa Olivarez says her daughter was in the apartment above...

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Man Assaults woman with gun, steals her truck north of Edinburg

We spoke to the victim’s nephew who says, his aunt was simply buying breakfast, when the suspect assaulted her at gunpoint, taking her truck. Fox News was the first to arrive at the scene where police officers ended a pursuit and arrested 37-year-old Pedro Martinez. Authorities say the suspect stole the family’s truck, fleeing from state troopers, causing an accident. John Talamantes, the victim’s nephew, arrived at the business “Grano de Oro” north of Edinburg, minutes after his aunt was threatened by the suspect with a gun.The man tried evading arrest, however, ended up crashing north of Valverde Road...

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Woman Charged With Sexual Assault of Child

A woman in Weslaco is arrested after two minors reported having been sexually assaulted by her.  33-year-old, Edna Thatcher was taken into custody after the minors were questioned and examined by a forensic nurse.  sufficient evidence was recovered to determine the crime.  A bond was set at 5 thousand dollars.  According to a report, Thatcher posted bail.  We will keep you informed as this story...

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Lawyer to Uber: Turn over data on rape, assault reports from riders

Image License Cropped Photo: Elliott Brown / CC BY-SA 2.0 License Link 14 NOV 17 20:15 ET Sara Ashley O’Brien (CNN Money) — A new lawsuit is again calling into question Uber’s background check policies and how it monitors its drivers. On Tuesday, two anonymous women filed a complaint in California against Uber claiming the ridesharing company had falsely presented its service as safe to passengers. Both women say they were raped by drivers. They state that they ordered the service after a couple of drinks, believing it to be safe. “Uber’s advertising campaigns make the assertion that it...

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Man accused of assaulting an officer on the run

Santa Rosa Police are looking for a man accused of assaulting a police officer. According to authorities, José Armando De León tried to run over the police chief in his car when he tried to flee from cops Tuesday morning.  This started a chase through the mid valley area but, De Leon got away. Officers lost the track of him in the Mercedes area.  If you have information on this case, call the Santa Rosa Police Department at (956)...

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