Edinburg, TX - The Hidalgo Sheriff's Office Is Investigating The Theft Of A Department Of Public Safety Unmarked Unit - Vehicle Found - Equipment And Firearms Missing

May 6, 2015


The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office is investigating the theft of a Department of Public Safety unit that was stolen Monday night.

The unmarked car was stolen around 11 p.m. near the intersection of East Iowa and South Alamo roads in rural Edinburg. The vehicle was later found abandoned

Tuesday morning near Curry Road, said department spokesman J.P. Rodriguez.

An undisclosed amount of equipment and firearms were taken from the vehicle, Rodriguez said.

DPS spokesman Sgt. Johnny Hernandez said that sheriff's investigators are conducting the investigation.

Anyone with information about this case can contact the Sheriff's Office at (956) 383-8114 or McAllen Crime Stoppers at (956) 687-8477.