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Body found in Pharr Home

Pharr (KFXV) – Over the weekend, police responded to the discovery of a body inside of a home near the intersection of Evans Road and dogwood. According to neighbors the bad odor caused them to report the incident. Fox has contacted the department for official information regarding the incident, but they have yet to respond. As of yet, no information regarding the identity of the person has been released. However neighbors also commented the individual who resides there is possibly in his sixties. We’ll bring you updates as they are made available. Body Found in Home Body Found Here...

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Teen Shot during Home Invasion has died

Pharr (KFXV) – A 16 year old who was shot during a home invasion one week ago has died. Police responded to the 900 block of Dreyer Road to reports of shots being fired on the 13th. Victims told police that a group of armed masked individuals entered their home demanding money and various items from a 46 year old man and 16 year old who were at The Residence at the time. After shooting the victims, the three suspects fled the scene on foot. Police are now asking for the Public’s help in locating them. If you had...

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Home Invasion Leaves Two Hospitalized

  Pharr (KFXV) — According to Pharr police, three individuals went into the home located on the 900 block of East Dreyer Street to commit a robbery around 10 pm. Once inside the residence, they shot a 48 and a 15-year-old man. They were both hospitalized — but officials have not specified where exactly the men were shot or their medical condition. The suspects are described as Hispanic males — wearing blue body armor, black shirts and black jeans. Two of the subjects were also wearing ski masks to protect their identities. It is still unknown what weapons they...

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Largest Meth Bust Recorded at Pharr International Bridge

Pharr (KFXV) — Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection at the Pharr International Bridge made their largest seizure of methamphetamine ever. On March 3, agents sent a commercial trailer to a secondary inspection where they discovered 53 bottles of cleaning solutions, containing 615 pounds of methamphetamine. The alleged narcotics are valued at over 12 million dollars. The driver, trailer and drugs were handed over to Homeland Security for further investigation. Recommended: $150,000 Worth of Marijuana Seized in Pharr Domestic Disturbance Leads to Officer Involved Shooting CBP Seizes More than $3k in Cocaine 3.7 Million Dollars Worth of Meth...

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Pharr Police Searching Man for Credit Card Abuse

PHARR (KFXV) — Authorities in Pharr need the help of all FOX viewers to help identify a person of interest in a credit card abuse case; apparently the suspect has been using the victim’s credit card at the H-E-B located at 1300 S. Cage in Pharr. Police learned that the suspect was a male wearing a gray shirt and blue jeans with sunglasses and a cap and could be driving a pt cruiser type vehicle. If you have information call Pharr Crime Stoppers at 956.787.8477. Recommended: Undercover Agents Search Homes in Pharr Feast of Sharing Helps Fight Hunger in...

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CBP Officers Make Nearly 900 Pound Bust

Pharr (KFXV) — At the Pharr International Bridge, 900 pounds of marijuana are stopped from hitting valley streets. The bust happening this week when CBP officers sent a trailer to a secondary inspection, discovering these 162 packages containing 890 pounds of narcotic inside. The estimated street value over $178,000. The driver is arrested and Homeland Security is investigating the case. Recommended: $150,000 Worth of Marijuana Seized in Pharr Border Patrol Seizes Over $300K In...

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3 Arrested in Raid at Sports Complex

Pharr (KFXV) — Police arrested three people during a raid at a home and sports complex, seizing cocaine and cash. Police raided the home on the 4000 block of Yvette Street, over the weekend — taking a man and a woman into custody. A neighbor who wishes to remain anonymous commented that he had seen constant suspicious activity in and out of the home and claims the location sold drugs. Law enforcement then went to the suspect’s business, “Barracuda Sports Complex”, on the 200 block of west Moore road were a third suspects was arrested. It’s unclear if they...

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Pharr Police Searching for Missing K-9 Officer

PHARR (KFXV) — The Pharr Police Department needs your help locating a K-9 officer that went missing Thursday. According to a press release issued today by the Pharr Chief of Police Ruben Villescas, the canine went missing Thursday near Military Highway and S. McColl Road in Pharr. The dog answers to “Bomber.” If you have any information, or see “Bomber,” you are asked to contact the Pharr Police Department at (956) 787-8477, or Lieutenant Jose Luengo at (956) 402-4700. Recommended: Bank Robbery Caught on...

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CBP Seizes More than $3k in Cocaine

Pharr (KFXV) — U.S. Customs and Border Agents at the Pharr International Bridge seized more than $3,000 of alleged cocaine. On Monday, officers referred the driver of a GMC Terrain — a 22-year-old Mexican citizen from Pharr — to a secondary inspection. After physically inspecting the vehicle, law enforcement used a non-intrusive imaging inspection and a canine team, and discovered 16 packages, containing over 41 pounds of narcotics. Agents arrested the driver and handed him over to homeland security for further investigation. Recommended: Jury Selection to Begin in Former BP Agent Over 335 Pounds of Marijuana Seized $81,000 in...

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Domestic Disturbance Leads to Officer Involved Shooting

Pharr (KFXV) — Two Pharr police officers responded to a reported domestic disturbance on the 200 block of East Emil Street around 4:30 Tuesday morning. Upon arrival, officers encountered 46-year-old, Martin Gomez – who was reportedly involved in the domestic disturbance. According to the statement released by Pharr police, Gomez exited the door, “charging at the police officers holding a knife in each hand.” Officers then fired at Gomez, striking him. He was transferred to a local hospital where he later died. The two officers involved are described as a five year veteran, and a one year veteran of...

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