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  • Cold Weather Helps Man Rob Two Stores Play Video

    November 17, 2014 8:13 PM

    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 »
  • Man Steals Diaper Bag With Valuables Inside Play Video

    March 27, 2014 4:07 PM

    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. ... more »
  • Armed Robber Targets Recycling Business

    February 1, 2013 1:07 PM

    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 Looking for Laptop Thief

    March 14, 2012 5:40 PM

    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 »
  • Video Shows Man Stealing Purse at Restaurant

    February 28, 2012 7:05 PM

    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 »
  • Suspected Purse Thief Now Behind Bars

    December 30, 2011 5:30 PM

    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 »
  • Badge and Gun Stolen from SPI Officer

    December 2, 2011 3:25 PM

    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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