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Two people lead police on a chase in Edinburg. It started with a traffic stop in Pharr. When officials verified the records of the driver, they found that the driver had warrants out for his arrest in Cameron and Hidalgo counties. When trying to stop him, the woman with him intervened and they took off. Police caught up with the vehicle on Sugar and Trenton Rd. in Edinburg where they were finally arrested and now face multiple charges. Witnesses say a helicopter from the Edinburg and Pharr police departments participated in the chase. Recommended: Pharr City Commissioner Arrested for.

Police are investigating a possible home invasion in Pharr. The incident happened on the 3100 block of north Eric St. Police say the man inside the house told them two people forced their way into his home, went into his bedroom, demanded money and then shot him in the leg. pandora bracelets uk The victim was transported to a local hospital and is said to be recovering. The suspects left the home in a black car and were identified as 25 year old, Andrew Rodriguez and 29 year old, Kyndra Gonzalez. This case is still under investigation. Recommended: Neighbors Help Police Track.

In Hidalgo, firefighters are working to figure out what caused an early morning fire. Crews are now tearing down the building located near 10th Street and High Lowe Drive. And fire crews from McAllen, Pharr, Alamo, Mission, Edinburg, San Juan, and Hidalgo worked for about an hour to put out the blaze. The fire remains under investigation. Recommended: Dispose of Old Prescriptions Safely, DEA Drug Take back Event happening Saturday Two Additional Suspects Arrested following Edinburg Home Invasion FAA Investigating Small Plane Crash in Alamo MISSING TEEN FEARED DROWNED AFTER SEEN SWIMMING.

Pharr Smoking will no longer be allowed inside establishments in the city of Pharr. This, thanks to a change to an ordinance signed today, that will ban the use of cigarettes. The city of Pharr becomes the fifth city in the valley and 51st in the state to adopt a no smoking ordinance inside establishments, including bars and restaurants. During a third and final meeting, the Pharr commissioner’s board voted on the ordinance that will now ban smoking in all public places. This includes restaurants and bars. One business owner tells fox 2 news she all for the.

The city of Pharr is one step closer to adopting a comprehensive smoke free ordinance. Hannah Mackenzie reports how the move means more to one woman in attendance at tonight meeting, than anyone else. Tonight the Pharr city commission’s board voted unanimously on the ordinance, which would ban smoking in all public areas including bars and restaurants; a big win for one woman in attendance tonight. lost my daughter to a brain aneurism She was at work She was a healthy 29 year old. Analisa Tristan wasn a smoker, but her mother, Rosalie blames cigarettes for her death. a shift. Drug Enforcement Administration is hosting its drug take back event once again. People can take advantage of the program by disposing unused or unwanted prescription medication. The national event emphasizes the importance of safety at home and public health. The event will be tomorrow at several locations from 10 am until 2 pm. Drug take back locations: Bannworth Park 1804 N. Shary Road, Mission, Texas 78572 Edinburg Police Department 1702 South Closner, Edinburg, Texas 78539 Junior Supermarket 108 E. Fm 495, San Juan, Texas 78589 La Joya Police Department 100 West US 83, La Joya,.

In Pharr, a city commissioner spent several hours behind bars this morning. Officials say he was driving while intoxicated. City of Pharr Commissioner, Oscar Elizondo was also carrying a handgun at the time of his arrest, another crime he will face charges for in a statement by the Texas Department of Public Safety. Commissioner Elizondo’s arrest came during a traffic stop, after Elizondo showed signs of intoxication. The trooper attempted to administer a sobriety exam but the suspect resisted. City of Pharr residents shared their opinions: is something serious; it could ruin his political career. should be.

Thousands of dollars recovered from drug investigations will be put to good use. This after Immigrations and Customs Enforcement donated money to the Pharr Police Department. Part of the funds obtained will be used for the purchase of body cameras for the 132 officers that patrol Pharr roads. Alleged cases of police brutality have grabbed national attention, increasing the need for surveillance video that can evaluate the officers. Understanding this conflict, Pharr officials are investing part of the $480,000 in body cameras. Recommended: No.

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