Tag: MCALLEN

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Armed Man Arrested After Allegedly Robbing A Bank

In McAllen, police arrested an armed man who allegedly fled after robbing a bank this morning. According to authorities the suspect allegedly entered a bank demanding money from a cashier with a handgun. According to McAllen police, the suspect was covered in a dark ski mask and an orange sweater when he entered a bank located between 10th and 6th street in Mcallen. Authorities say the man threatened the cashier at gunpoint asking for money in return. Minutes later through police investigation in a surveillance video of apartments in the area, they discovered the man walking calmly hiding the...

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Family Asking For Answers After Police Unit Crashes Into Parked Vehicle

A family in mission is asking McAllen City officials for answers after a police unit crashed into their parked vehicle. Officials say the 16-year-old is the family member of an officer with the McAllen Police Department. And while the case is being investigated, the family whose vehicle was hit is now having to pay hundreds of dollars to repair their car. Authorities tell Fox News, that the McAllen unit was stolen from the officer. The police report shows it was a 16-year-old male, who was involved in the accident on March 10th. “Our vehicle was parked outside of the...

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Former Policeman Gets Six Month Probation For Using Excessive Force

A former police officer in McAllen was sentenced to six months probation after using excessive force during an arrest.  The incident caught on camera shows Ulysses Bautista making an arrest in 2016.  You can see how Bautista used excessive force on a young man while he was in handcuffs.  He was ordered to pay a $250 dollar fine. The former cop asking the judge for a trial to give him an opportunity and justify his acts. It is unknown whether a trial will be...

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LULAC President Agrees With Border Wall

LULAC president Roger Rocha is facing criticism for endorsing President Donald Trump’s immigration framework which includes a border wall. Rocha is the leader of one of the oldest Latino civil rights organization in the U.S.  Last week Rocha wrote a letter to President Donald Trump stating the civil rights group support Trump’s plan for a border wall,  in exchange for protection of young immigrants who are brought to the country illegally. Rocha also stated he would endorse the new restrictions on legal immigration; This caused several LULAC activists and members across the country to question Rocha’s dedication to the...

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Dog Beaten – Caught On Camera

Be warned some may find this disturbing — What you’re about to hear is a dog crying in a video a McAllen citizen caught on camera.  It appears a man is allegedly beating a dog.  The incident happened on the 2500 block of 26 1/2 Street. The video was posted on social media, going viral in less than 24 hours, animal rescue organizations called on McAllen Police to rescue the dog.  Authorities investigated, resulting in the voluntary surrender of the animal by its owner. The pup will be receiving medical attention.  Investigators say animal cruelty is a class A...

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