Burglaries
May 07, 2017

The  first  was Happiness Cupcakes, located at 614 S. Texas Blvd. The intruder broke a front window, entered, and stole the cash drawer, which had no money in it. No mention of any cupcakes being stolen.  
        The other burglary occurred at Cilantro`s, 900 N. Border Avenue. It, too, had a window broken, allowing the burglar entrance to the restaurant. In this case, a small amount of cash was taken from the cash drawer
        Surprisingly, the cash drawer, taken in the "cupcake burglary," was recovered in the alley of 1st Cash Pawn, 131 S. Texas.
        If you saw any suspicious activity  at either of these locations during the nighttime hours of October 4, give Weslaco Crime Stoppers a call. The number is 956-968-8477. If your tip is instrumental in the burglar`s (or burglars` ) arrest(s), you become eligible for a cash reward. And you always remain anonymous. 

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Trying to Gwt In.
February 05, 2017

The door withstood the pounding, and the men fled in the 3 vehicles they came in. The men did not make entry, but there was damage to the door, doorknob, and door frame.
       If you have any idea who tried to break in to this home, call Weslaco Crime Stoppers at (956) 968-8477. If your information leads to an arrest, you become eligible for a cash reward.  All callers remain anonymous.

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Downtown Activity
July 30, 2016

A number of building burglaries have occurred during the last two weeks. These were Rosalba`s Barber Shop (200 W. 2nd) ; Valley Rehab (117 N. Texas; Snow-Wiz (301 N Missouri); Toledo Finance (222 S. Missouri); and Mimi`s Attic (415 S. Texas). [Toledo was a criminal attempted burglary.]
         

       Taken were cash, snacks and drink mix, laptop computers, and kitchen equipment. The burglaries probably occurred at night. The burglars may have been selling the stolen items to nearby residents.
                 

       If you have any idea who is committing these burglaries, call Weslaco Crime Stoppers at 956-968-8477, or leave a tip on this website. An arrest will make you eligible for a cash reward. Tipsters remain anonymous.

          



Burdlary at Cisneros
July 28, 2016

    Burglars struck Cisneros Jewelry, 337 S. Texas Blvd. during the morning hours of Wednesday, July 27. The store`s burglar alarm activated about 1:35am.
       Three young men, wearing bandannas on their faces broke the front door glass  and the glass in a display window, trying to enter the store. They were foiled by metal bars inside the entry door. Unable to enter, the three men fled to their getaway car in the alley. The vehicle was a white van.
        The burglars wore T-shirts and shorts.
       Because they could not get inside the store, nothing was taken
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Local Store Burglarized
July 15, 2016

A local convenience store, Valley Food Mart, 2504 N. Bridge Avenue, was broken into about 5a.m., on Sunday, July 10. One or more burglars broke the drive-thru window and entered the premises.   Taken in the burglary were cash and two display stands, one for tobacco pipes, the other for knives, and the merchandise they held. A security camera was ripped off a wall.
       If you have any idea who is involved in this burglary, call Weslaco Crime Stoppers at 956-968-8477, or leave a tip on the Crime Stoppers website. As always, callers remain anonymous. If your tip leads to an arrest, you are eligible for a cash reward.

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Person of Interest
July 06, 2016

 If you can identify the male in this picture, call Weslaco Crime Stoppers at (956) 968-8477. His image was caught by a surveillance system on Emerald Street, east of Center Point. There were cri

Valley Nature Center Theft
June 15, 2016

    Last weekend, thieves entered the property of Valley Nature Center, 301 S. Border Avenue, and stole several items. Surveillance video showed 3 men arrive, tamper with one camera, leave, then return at about 12:45a.m., on Sunday, June 12.
       The men took a black wheelbarrow, a black utility trailer, and 2 large bags of potting soil.  Video and suspect descriptions are not available yet.

       A person of interest in the surveillance video needs to be identified. If you know who this man is, call Weslaco Crime Stoppers.

Person of Interest     Person of Interest   

        If you have any idea who committed this theft at the  nature center, call Weslaco Crime Stoppers at 956-968-8477, or leave your tip on this website. An arrest makes you eligible for a cash reward. You will remain anonymous.

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Burglary at Construction Site
June 09, 2016

    At the construction site of the IDEA Schools future headquarters, on West Pike Blvd., one or more burglars broke into a storage building and stole equipment. The burglars broke locks to the building, entered, and stole a blue wheel barrow and a Wacker "Jumping Jack" compactor, worth about $1,500. The compactor was red and gray.  The burglary occurred between Wednesday, June 8, 4:30pm, and Thursday, June 9, 8am                                                   
          If you have any information about this burglary, call Weslaco Crime Stoppers at 956-968-8477. If your information leads to an arrest, you become eligible for a cash reward. You will remain anonymous.

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Sroreroom Burglarized
May 25, 2016

A burglar make quick work of the burglary of a homeowner`s storeroom, on Wednesday, May 25. . Between 5am and 10:30am, a burglar entered the unlocked storeroom and made off with several items. The burglary occurred in the 3300 block of South Westgate.
      Taken were a Craftsman mower (black color), a hoe and rake, and a blue ice chest. The value of the items was over $400.
     The victim had no idea who might have taken her possessions.

                                                                             
     If you have any idea who took the resident`s items, call Weslaco Crime Stoppers at 956-968-8477.  If your tip leads to an arrest, you become eligible for a cash reward. And you always remain anonymous.
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The Dark Side
May 24, 2016

 A dark-colored 4-door car, at about 4am, pulls up to a house on South Missouri Ave. The driver turns off the headlights. Silently, three men get out and approach a yard full of innocent, bountiful plants. All three grab flower pots (with plants), stealthily walking back to the waiting getaway car.
       Suddenly, a shout pierces the pre-dawn darkness. The neighbor across the street had been eyeing the 3 thieves, who run for the safety of the car. In the confusion, one of them drops a pot, breaking it into17 pieces.
       Quickly, the car roars to life, heading north, then turnimg onto Texas Blvd. The plant owner is awakened, police are called, the thieves disappear into the night, perhaps to surface again in some other garden, on some other street, and maybe in some other town.
        Not many dark-colored cars are cruising the city at 4 in the morning. If you see these parasites operating in your neighborhood, call the pol


Related Vehicle Burglaries
May 15, 2016

It appears that several vehicle burglaries that occurred
during the last 6 days are related. Three (3) took            
place at Hawkins`s Funeral Home (2202 East
Business 83) and the other at Palm Aire
Motel (415 S. International.
In 3 of 4 cares, the vehicles` windows were broken.
The fourth vehicle was left unlocked. These
burglaries occurred on April 29 and
May 4, between 7pmand 10:30pm.
In most instances, ladies` purses
were stolen


If you have any idea who is breaking into
cars in this area of Weslaco, give
Weslaco Crime Stoppers a
call at (956) 968-8477
or leave a tip on the
Crime Stoppers website.
Both venues insure your anonymity.
If your information leads to an
arrest, you become eligible for a cash reward



Unwired House
May 05, 2016

A house under construction in the 1600 block of South Border Avenue was the recent target of thieves. One, or more, copper wire predators went into the house under construction, stripping it of the electrical wire that had been installed.
      This crime occurred between Wednesday, May 4, 5:30pm and Thursday, May 5, 7:30am, likely under the cover of darkness. The loss of the wiring is $1, 875. It probably took the thieves a good chunk of time to roll up all that wire.
      If you, as an honest, law-abiding citizen (or even as a shady, half-crooked blight on the community), have an idea who took all this copper wire, you are urged to call Weslaco Crime Stoppers at 956-968-8477. If your tip leads to the arrest of one (1) of these thieves, your can earn a sizeable reward (in cold cash). To get the reward, you must be anonymous. P.S.: You may leave a tip on this website.                                    

Thefy of Metals
May 03, 2016

     Tesoro Scrap Metals (aka Weslaco Scrap Metals, 512 N. Midway
Road, has been hit by thieves and vandals over the past
week. One or more thieves have broken padlocks and
have cut the perimeter fence to gain access to
the property.
      Once on the premises these predators have taken brass,
aluminum, and other metals they can sell to others.
They even damaged expensive  equipment
at the work site.
       If you have any information about these thieves, call
Weslaco Crime Stoppers at (956) 968-8477, or
leave a tip on this website.
If your information results in an arrest, you become
eligible for a cash reward. Callers remain anonymous.


Burglary Suspect
April 22, 2016

 The Weslaco Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance
in identifying and locating a burglary suspect. One burglary occurred at
Arturo`s Bar & Grill, 2303 W. Expressway, on April 13, about 1:45am.
The suspect broke the glass front door, ran inside, and grabbed the cash register tray, which had no money. He ran outside as quickly as he had entered.                           
     A second burglary, this an attempt, was committed at Khan`s Grill,
right next door. The suspect tried to pry open the back door with a crowbar.He did not succeed.                           
      The male individual is seen in the videos, wearing a dark t-shirt with baggy light-colored shorts and white socks. The suspect is also seen driving a dark colored four door passenger car.
       If you have any information about these crimes, you can call the
Weslaco Police Department Criminal Investigations Division (CID)
at 956-968-8591. If you want to remain anonymous and possibly qualify
for a cash reward, you can call the Weslaco Crime Stoppers at
956-968-8477(TIPS) or leave an anonymous web tip on this site.

 

 


 



Storage Units Burglariwed
April 21, 2016

       Best Little Warehouse storage units, 706 N. Airport Drive,
 were broken into on the night of Thursday,
April 21, about 3am.
In all, 13 units were forced open
and entered. Items taken were TV sets,
DVD players,household goods, etc.
Police are looking for a black car, possibly a
Malibu or or Impala.   
       If you have any idea who this burglar is or
who the black Chevrolet car belongs
to, call Weslaco Crime Stoppers at
(956) 968-8477, or leave a tip
on this website.
       If your tip leads to an arrest, you become
eligible for a cash reward. You will remain anonymous.


Vehicle Burglary at Rita's
April 19, 2016

      A car parked at Rita`s Dance Studio (208 S. Border) was
burglarized on Monday, April 18.  This occurred
between 5:30and 6pm.
Someone entered the unlocked Ford Fusion and helped himself
to a purse, wallet and personal documents.
      Also taken was an Apple IPhone 6 (white & gold).If yu happened to see any suspicious characters in the
vicinity of Border & Third St., on Monday,
call Weslaco Crime Stoppers at (956) 968-8477.
      If your tip leads to an arrest, you become
eligible for a cash reward. All callers
remain anonymous.



Burglaries at Rio Valley Estates
April 18, 2016

Burglars visited Rio Valley Estates (715 N. Westgate) the night
of April 14, breaking into several sheds. Some
structures were forced open while others
had been left unlocked.
Items taken from the sheds were 1) a "Pacific Hydro" pressure
washer, 2) a Black & Decker leaf blower (red), 3) an Emerson
32" TV set, and  4) an AT&T cordless phone.

If you have any information abort these burglaries,
call Weslaco Crime Stoppers at (956) 968-8477.
If your tip leads to an arrest, you will be
eligible for a cash reward.
All callers remain anonymous.



Two Cars Burglarized
April 13, 2016

     Two cars were burglarized at a home in southwest
Weslaco, on  El Jardin Dr. The burglaries occurred during
nighttime, on April 12-13, 2016.
 Both the Mercedes-Benz and Cadillac were left unlocked.
Taken in the burglaries were two pairs of sunglasses and
a Ruger handgun, (380 caliber)  in a nylon holster.
        If you have any information about these burglaries, call
Weslaco Crime Stoppers at (956) 968-8477, or
leave your tip on this website. If your tip
leads to an arrest, you are eligible for a cash reward.
You will remain anonymous.

Home Burglary
April 04, 2016

       Weslaco police are seeking  information on a home burglary that occurred at a residence in the 1000 block of S. Indiana Avenue. Sometime, before Saturday, April 2, 7:25pm, broke a rear window and entered the
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       Taken were a firearm and jewelry. The firearm was a Sig Sauer .40 caliber
pistol. The jewelry taken was a pair of diamond earrings and 3 diamond rings.
      If you have any information about this burglary, call Weslaco Crime Stoppers at (956) 968-8477, or leave your tip on this website. An arrest  makes you eligible for a cash reward. You remain anonymous.

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March 28, 2016

      On Monday, Match 28, someone broke the window of a Nissan Murano and stole a purse from inside. It happened between 5:15pm and 6:05pm. The vehicle burglary occurred at Rita`s Dance Studio,
located at Border and 3rd Street.                
        Taken was a Dooney & Bourke purse and wallet, maroon in color. Items taken were a Social Security card, prescription sunglasses, and credit cards.                                   
         If you saw anything suspicious in that area on Monday that might be related to the burglary, call Weslaco Crime Stoppers at (956) 968-8477. You are kept anonymous. An arrest makes you eligible for a cash reward.

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