An attempt to smuggle around 330 pounds of cocaine, which is worth more than $4 million, from Mexico to the U.S. was thwarted by federal authorities at the Hidalgo-Reynosa International Bridge last weekend.
A San Juan man who police said admitted to drinking before striking and killing a woman with his pickup truck in 2022 has been indicted in the case and faced a judge on Tuesday.
A 30-year-old Edinburg woman received 10 years probation Friday morning for driving 111 mph while drunk and hitting and killing a man who was “burned beyond recognition.”
Former Pharr Chief of Police Andy Harvey allegedly struck two police officers as they attempted to detain him at his home late Saturday evening, according to a probable cause affidavit obtained by The Monitor.
The man who died in Alton police custody threw a walking cane at an officer before taking a baton from him, kicking the officer and then throwing the baton back at him, according to a custodial death report.
A fugitive wanted out of Tennessee for aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor was arrested in Brownsville earlier this month and given a $1 million bond Thursday for possession of child pornography.
The rubber bands gave her away.