Woman Wanted in Purse Theft

Woman Wanted in Purse Theft

Police are searching for a woman who allegedly walked away with someone else’s purse. The incident happened last week when a woman forgot her purse in the bathroom at the Home Depot off north Jackson Road.

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Brownsville Police Officer Charged

Brownsville Police Officer Charged

A veteran South Texas police officer has been charged with theft and forgery in what investigators say involves an outside company. Brownsville police Officer Ruben Castillo on Monday remained on administrative leave without pay. The 45-year-old officer was arrested last Wednesday and freed on $10,000 bond.

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Police Identify Man Killed by Train

Police Identify Man Killed by Train

Authorities released the name of a man killed Friday afternoon while walking on the train tracks. Police said a locomotive struck Marco Vasquez, 22, when he stepped onto the tracks. The incident happened near the intersection of La Palma and Sarita streets.

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Police Urge People to be Safe during Final Days of Christmas

Woman Taking Extra Steps to Ensure Safety From Thieves

With the number of purses stolen on the rise during the holiday season, one woman is taking extra steps to make sure she's safe. Angela Hernandez has stopped carrying a purse and started wearing a spandex pouch.

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Driver slammed into several cars

One Man Arrested Following Multi-Vehicle Accident

One man is behind bars after a multi-vehicle accident off Shary Road.  Police say the driver slammed into several parked cars inside a grocery store parking lot.

Police Urge People to be Safe during Final Days of Christmas

Police Urge People to be Safe during Final Days of Christmas Shopping

With just three days left to get your last-minute shopping done before Christmas, police are urging extra caution. Harlingen police say they see more victims of identity theft this time of year because of stolen purses.

DA Recommends Blood Test in Some DUI Cases

Starr Co. District Attorney Asking For More Evidence

The Starr County District Attorney is requesting police officers to draw blood from people they think may be under the influence of synthetic drugs. His decision comes on the heels of two ordinances passed by Rio Grande City commissioners.

CHANNEL 5 NEWS Toy Drive Packs Up Toys For Deserving Childre

CHANNEL 5 NEWS Toy Drive Packs Up Toys For Deserving Children

Thousands of children will be getting a brand new toy this Christmas thanks to the generosity of Valley residents. Dozens of volunteers spent Saturday helping box up toys to be distributed to needy kids. Many children in protective custody will be getting presents.

Chase Suspect Remains Hospitalized

Chase Suspect Remains Hospitalized

A driver who led police on a high-speed chase from La Joya to Mission remains hospitalized. The man is being treated for injuries sustained in a crash that ended the chase.

World War II Veteran's Wife, Daughter To Get New Home

World War II Veteran's Wife, Daughter To Get New Home

A home belonging to a World War II Veteran's widow was torn down on Saturday to make room for a brand new home.

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  • Police arrested Juanita T. Rojas, 39, after a traffic stop Friday in San Benito.…

    Police arrested Juanita T. Rojas, 39, after a traffic stop Friday in San Benito. Officers said Rojas acted nervously when they questioned her about the traffic violation she allegedly committed. She gave the officers consent to search her pickup truck and later admitted to having crack cocaine on her person. Rojas was charged with possession of a controlled substance. Her bond was set at $5,000.

  • San Benito police arrested Pablo Coy, 34, on several charges after officers…

    San Benito police arrested Pablo Coy, 34, on several charges after officers responded to a shots-fired call. The incident happened Thursday in the 800 block of Avon Street. Officers found a 12-gauge shotgun in Coy’s car after a witness pointed him out as the person who fired the shots. Police arrested Coy on charges of DWI and unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon. His bond was set at…

  • One man is behind bars after a multi-vehicle accident off Shary Road.  Police say…

    Driver slammed into several cars

    One man is behind bars after a multi-vehicle accident off Shary Road.  Police say the driver slammed into several parked cars inside a grocery store parking lot.

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