Pharr PD responded to a 911 call at approximately 12:30 PM today at 407 N. Jackson Rd., the location of Point Blank Sporting Goods in Pharr, a popular shooting range in the Rio Grande Valley, where it was reported that Robert Levrier, Jr., 22, shot himself.
Daena Nicole Gonzalez, the 27-year-old woman accused of killing 18-year-old Jaime Elias Garcia while drunkenly evading police in Weslaco on Saturday, has a history of run-ins with local law enforcement that includes assaulting a public servant, child abandonment, and making a terroristic threat toward another person.
McAllen PD is currently investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of 24-year-old Juan Elias III of McAllen following an assault in McAllen’s entertainment district (17th St.) early Monday morning.
Former McAllen Memorial football head coach Bill Littleton was set to take sexual harassment re-training following an “unethical” behavioral incident involving a text message exchange with a parent according to a letter released by McAllen ISD sent from Assistant Superintendent Todd Miller to Littleton.
Earlier this week, The Monitor’s latest iteration “myrgv.com” posted a timeline of the scandal involving Edinburg Police Chief, Cesar Torres. As with most articles written by the journalists on myrgv.com, it took me all of about 3 minutes to suffer an aneurism. For the sake of clarity and to save the rest of the reading public from losing their minds attempting to make sense of this mess, here’s our version of this juicy, albeit very stupid, scandal.
It’s campaign season in McAllen, which means your eyes get to be polluted by all sorts of campaign signs in hopes of attracting you enough to even, you know, actually give a shit vote. Let’s be real: I don’t think anybody on or running for the McAllen city commission is going to give me the time of day to interview them on their policies, so we’re offering up the next best thing!
The Valley is one of a kind when it comes to diversity. From the racist white people, the country-wannabes, the ghetto Hispanics, the snobby Mexicans from Monterrey and the token black person in between. With all that diversity and culture mixing all over, visiting the Valley might be a little overwhelming. Not to worry, tourist: The Bench Wire is here to help.
We took a trip to Mile 5 for some tacos and all we got was a mouthful of disappointment. Welcome To Mission.