McAllen Crime

McAllen Crime

Crime, law and justice, and police blotter near McAllen, TX or anywhere in the US.

Recent Crime News

  • Mental health courts could stop revolving door of pa...

    Monday Nov 23 | via 

    Maria Portillo, 53, worries her older brother, who suffers from bipolar disorder, will end up in jail or living on the streets after he is released from the hospital. He was arrested for the second time in less than three months Friday, forcing her to drive here from her home in San Antonio to sign an emergency order to have him detained and evaluated.


    Related Topix: Prison, San Antonio, TX, McAllen, TX, Hidalgo County, TX

  • Robbery suspect at large

    Tuesday Nov 17 | via 

    The McAllen Police Department has issued a warrant of arrest for Pharr resident Joseph Sustaita in connection with burglary of a building, a news release from the department states. The release alleges Sustaita, 24, took an undisclosed amount of money from a business in the 1900 block of South 10th Street in McAllen in a robbery early Sept.


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  • Three men charged in connection with theft ring

    Sunday Nov 8 | via 

    An anonymous tip led police officers to arrest three men in connection with a theft ring that netted the trio several items including a lawn mower tractor and several auto body parts. Javier Sanchez, 54, Jose Enrique Torres, 31, and Heriberto Torres, 28, were arrested and charged in connection with the theft of property after someone called to report two of the three men, Mission police spokesman Lt.


    Related Topix: McAllen, TX

  • Suspect in deadly home invasion arrested after 20 mo...

    Friday Nov 6 | via 

    Police arrested a 27-year-old man Wednesday wanted in connection with a 2014 home invasion that left two men dead. Jaime Horacio Saldivar, 27, was booked into the Hidalgo County Jail on Wednesday on a $2.5 million bond after he was charged with first-degree felony counts of murder and aggravated robbery.


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  • Company driver sentenced for negligent homicide

    Saturday Oct 31 | via 

    Juan Cruz Mendoza will continue to work at STS! Transportation while he serves 30 days in jail on the weekends, as part of a plea deal for being found guilty of criminal negligent homicide in connection to a wreck in March 2014 when he was speeding in the company's van. District Attorney Ricardo Rodriguez said while the exact speed couldn't be determined, investigators agreed Mendoza was speeding in the 30 mph zone when he struck Enrique Alvarado, 44, damaging the van's headlight and hood at the intersection of 1st and Coma streets, which is one of the main intersections in the small city.


    Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, McAllen, TX

  • Authorities Ignored Woman's Rape Allegations Against...

    Oct 28, 2015 | via 

    Authorities didn't act on a woman's rape allegations against a Honduran man in the U.S. illegally until after he came back months later to kidnap and rape her again in front of their 2-year-old child. Jose Amaya-Vasquez, a Honduran man that has entered the U.S. three times illegally, was scheduled to appear in court Monday after allegedly kidnapping and raping his ex-girlfriend during a four-day drive in May from Kansas City, Mo., to Camden, N.J. The woman first called police after she claimed she was raped by Amaya-Vasquez Feb. 14 in her home in Kansas City.


    Related Topix: Kansas City, MO

  • A 19 year old male was killed in the shooting

    Oct 22, 2015 | via KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi 

    Police in Nashville say a total of three people were wounded in a shooting at Tennessee State University that also left a man dead. Metropolitan Nashville Police spokesman Don Aaron says the shooting happened Thursday around 10:50 p.m. amid an argument over a dice game.


    Related Topix: Tennessee State University, Belton, TX, Killeen, TX, McAllen, TX

  • US Police Corrupted by Mexico's Cartels Along Border

    Oct 16, 2015 | via The Family Badge 

    During their search Perez says they took $4,000, as well as jewelry and perfumes belonging to Perez's wife. "Call someone who sells drugs.


    Related Topix: Drugs, Prison, McAllen, TX

McAllen Law

Probation Violation
I had a DUI in Hidalgo county and was given fines and 1 year probation. 1st offense. After about 5 months I was violated for failure to show. That was almost a year ago. I am going to turn myself in I just want to know what to expect? Or any advice? I'm currently not working, I am a student, and I have no prior record of anything before this.
Sounds like the risk is up to six months in the county jail and a fine not to exceed $2000.00, depending on what your...
My blood test results came out negative and got held for a night even after blowing a zero. Can I file charges?
I was in a hurry on the way to college due to taking care of responsibilities for the household and was going to be 30 mins late to class. I went 15 miles over a 30 mile speed limit and got pulled over by an officer and had multiple field tests including a breathalyzer after being under suspicion of DWI/DUI and got arrested and been detained from morning to the next morning. Can I file charges?
You may want to take care of the criminal charges first. Locate an experienced criminal defense lawyer in your area,...
How, if possible, can I reinstate my lifetime suspended cdl license?
I was caught, convicted and served 2 years in prison for possession with intent. I used a commercial vehicle and that's why the suspension. This happened back in Nov of 2010. I had a DWI back in 2007 and nothing else on my license. Any way of getting it back?
If there's any chance at all of getting it back you're going to have to have the assistance of an experienced motor...
When can my husband apply for naturalization citizenship if he got a Reckless Driving in 2012 and a DWI in 2014?
My husband wants to get his citizenship so I can get my green card. But the problem is that he got arrested on 2012 for reckless driving and recently got a DWI. My question is when will he be able to apply for citizenship to the USCIS? And also will I be able to get my green card if I'm living here illegally, even though I entered the country with a tourist Visa? Or there's nothing to do about it.?
Five years of Good Moral Character are required. The rest is a matter of facts including whether you would be able to...
I got arrested for DWI, but no alcohol was found in my blood or breathalyzer. I was not drunk either. What happens next?
I got pulled over for speeding 15 miles over the speed limit, but I still got arrested for DWI even when I passed the Breathalyzer test and had no alcohol in my system. I also had a specimen of my blood taken. Will there be other substances found in my blood even when I did not admit to taking any drugs in my system? This is also my first offense. What happens next?
A full tox screen will be run on your blood and if you show any positive finding for a narcotic drug or pot in all...
How does refusing a breathalyzer affect your case for a dwi in the state of texas?
I was arrested I refused the test,they eventualy got a warrant and drew blood from me. I'm out on bond. I remember the cops telling me that it will enhance or really hurt my case. obe more thing I have a dwi conviction more than five years old will this count as a second offense?
Texas law requires you to take a blood or breath test if you are arrested for a DWI. Texas’s “implied consent” law says...
I got 2 DWI but both where dismised can I get my CDL back?????
can you help!!
If indeed both DWI arrests were "dismissed" by the court, then the adjudication is a non-conviction. Your best course...