Tag: RGV

Ten Arrested in Operation Gotcha

In Webb County, at least ten were arrested in a roundup by the Webb County Sheriff Department. Operation Gotcha which started in January 2017 has been capturing fugitives evading authorities. The crimes range from theft, aggravated assault, possession of a controlled substance and failure to pay child support. To date, 139 warrants have been executed as part of this operation led by the sheriff’s warrant division and Swat...

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Police Arrest Munoz for False Documents

Hidalgo County authorities say they have seen an increase in reports  – where false documents are used to buy and sell vehicles. A second man is now behind bars accused of this crime. Jesus Fabian Muñoz – seen walking here with a deputy  – is an Edinburg resident who investigators say dedicated his life to buying and selling cars. According to police, this man would forge paperwork for a car dealership that is now closed. The man was arrested today. Muñoz is expected to face a judge tomorrow. Through their investigations, county officials are now tracking other suspects dedicating to these type of crimes. Another man also busted by police and facing similar...

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Fugitive Arrested in Donna

A fugitive in thorities. Twenty-seven-year-old Jonathan Jackson was wanted for 2 counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Jackson allegedly fired shots against several people travelling in a vehicle. The suspect was detained on highway 281 as he was attempting to flee to Austin. The passenger travelling with him was also detained and...

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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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Sexual Predator From Dallas Arrested at Donna International Bridge

A traveler is arrested on charges sexual misconduct with a child at the Donna International Bridge. The man attempting to return from Mexico Thursday afternoon was arrested after agents learned he had an outstanding warrant for indecency with a child-sexual contact out of Dallas.  CBP officers conducted a fingerprint check and confirmed he was indeed 23-year-old, Jesse Mendoza, a US citizen from Dallas. Officers turned Mendoza over to the Donna Police Department for the outstanding warrant....

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