Weslaco police said Luis Armando Garza (aka Joker) stole a Dodge caravan at gunpoint Sunday. A woman and her children were inside the car at the time. The 30-year-old was taken to Hidalgo County jail. His bond was set at $100,000.
Weslaco police announced they have a suspect in the 1988 double murder that prompted the creation of the Weslaco Crime Stoppers. The 42-year-old suspect is in custody in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Investigators are working to extradite him to Texas.
The doctor confirmed the first case of West Nile virus in the Rio Grande Valley. Last week, there was a possible case reported in Starr County. We’re still working to get an update on that case.
Do you recognize these people? Weslaco police said the two used a stolen debit card to purchase $1,500 of merchandise in Weslaco. If you know who they are, you’re asked to call Weslaco Crime Stoppers at 956-968-TIPS (968-8477).
A car theft in Weslaco turned into a chase that ended in Donna. No injuries were reported. One person is in custody. We’re getting more details for CHANNEL 5 NEWS at NOON.
A portion of West 8th Street in Weslaco is closed due to a shed fire. No injuries have been reported. We’re on the scene gathering the very latest details.
Weslaco police are searching for two suspects in an aggravated robbery that happened Sunday. They just released these images from surveillance video. If you have information on the crime, you’re asked to call Weslaco Crime Stoppers at 956-968-8477.
The suspect in a weekend double murder and kidnapping will be arraigned at 2 p.m. today. We’ll have a crew on the scene.
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