Tag: Brownsville

Grass Fire in San Manuel Spreads

Late breaking tonight.–fire crews from Linn-San Manuel and Edinburg are battling a large grass fire near US 281 and FM 186. Officials say the fire is out of control and are calling for additional aid from surrounding areas. Here you see the location of the fire.  At the moment no other details have been made available. We will keep you informed as the story...

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Trash Fire Burns Acres in Brownsville

Breaking news out of Brownsville tonight as firefighters respond to a large trash fire. Fire officials say the blaze is about four to five acres large and is being fueled by trash, tires and other debris. It happened in the 1800 block of Medford Drive. We will bring you more details as they are made...

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Purse Snatcher Caught Thanks To Tip

Caught on camera, a purse snatcher is now under arrest thanks to an anonymous tip. On Wednesday at around 7:20 in the morning on the 800 block of East Adams Street. A man forcibly took a purse from an 81-year-old woman as she was walking down the block.  He was last seen driving a blue ford ranger edge with a toolbox in the truck bed.  The vehicle was seen several times on that same block before this happened. Someone recognized the criminal and called authorities. He is now in police custody although his name has not yet been released,...

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Man Steals Purse From 81-Year-Old Woman

Police in Brownsville are looking for a purse snatcher. On December 20th at around 7:20 am on the 800 block of East Adams Street, a man forcibly took a purse from an 81-year-old woman as she was walking down the block. He was last seen driving a blue Ford Ranger Edge with a toolbox in the truck bed.  The vehicle was seen several times on that same block before this happened. Call Brownsville Crime Stoppers at (956) 546-TIPS (8477) If you know where to find this...

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Over $115,000 worth of cocaine seized at International Gateway Bridge

In Brownsville, Customs Agents report the seizure of $ 115,000 in narcotics at the International Gateway Bridge. The seizure happened Friday when a 54-year-old man from Matamoros was sent for a secondary inspection. There, officials discovered six packages of cocaine hidden inside the vehicle he was in. The drugs were confiscated, the man arrested and handed over to Homeland...

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