WESLACO - The cold weather is sparking a crime of opportunity, and police warn layers of clothing could disguise weapons.
Two store owners were robbed at gunpoint. The thief reportedly used his jacket to hide a gun.
The owner of Vega's Drive-Thru is locking her doors, only allowing... more »
WESLACO - Weslaco police need your help finding a suspected thief.
Surveillance video taken Tuesday at the China Coast restaurant in Weslaco shows an apparent robbery.
Police say one of the men took a diaper bag belonging to another customer.
The bag contained three computer tablets.
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WESLACO - Hidalgo County sheriff's deputies are searching for an armed robber. The owner of a recycling business called 911 after a tall Hispanic man walked into the business. It's located north of Weslaco, on North FM 88.
The man reportedly used a pistol to demand cash. He stole... more »
WESLACO - Police are hoping surveillance video will help them find a store thief. He's hit several stores in the Weslaco area.
Here's video from the Wal-Mart on North Texas. It shows a man picking the locks to the laptop cases. Police say the man took his time, making... more »
WESLACO - A purse thief is caught in the act. Surveillance video captured a man stealing a woman's purse, and police are asking for your help in finding him.
Police are searching for a man in a white shirt and dark sweater seen in video captured at Denny's in... more »
HARLINGEN - A $20,000 bond is holding a suspected purse thief behind bars.
Juan Jose Castro-Calvillo was arrested by Harlingen police Thursday. Police say a woman ran up to a police officer on the 2000 block of Expressway 83. She said she'd been robbed. She claims Calvillo stole her... more »
WESLACO - The badge and gun of a South Padre Island police officer are missing.
South Padre Island Police Chief Randy Smith tells CHANNEL 5 NEWS the items were stolen. Smith says it happened sometime late last night in Weslaco.
We're told an officer had left his gun... more »
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