Tag: cocaine

Cocaine Found During Routine Traffic Stop

Brownsville (KFXV) – Brownsville police arrested a man during a traffic stop after they discovered he carried several baggies of alleged cocaine. According to the department, yesterday officers stopped a vehicle at the 100 block of South Drive. The driver identified as Jesus Rodolfo Pineda Tovar appeared nervous. An agent with the special investigations unit discovered Tovar carried more than 2 grams of cocaine hidden inside the vehicle. Police placed Tovar under arrest and he’s now facing a charge for possession of a controlled...

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McAllen Police Make Drug Bust During Traffic Stop

McAllen (KFXV) — In McAllen, deputies seize over 70 kilos of cocaine during a traffic stop. At this time authorities are still continuing to investigate and have yet to release further details in the case. Police are urging residents to report if you know of any drug dealers in your neighborhood or are aware of any suspicious activity . Help keep your community safe by calling McAllen Crime Stoppers at (956) 668-TIPS (8477). You are not required to give your name, address, or phone number at any time. If the information you provide through the hotline leads to an...

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Two Brownsville Men Arrested for Drug Possession

Brownsville (KFXV) — In Brownsville, an erratic driver is arrested after police find drugs in his jeep. Agents saw the car commit several traffic violations on Paredes Line Road. When the vehicle came to a stop, agents saw a heavy-set male exit in a hurry and walk onto a property. The driver was detained and identified as Hugo Arevalo. Arevalo had a 2.6 pound block of cocaine inside the vehicle. Agents searched the property and found the passenger identified as Emiliano Garza. They also found cocaine at his home. Arevalo and Garza are each charged with manufacture and/or delivery...

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Previously Deported Man Arrested Near Roma

Roma (KFXV) — According to federal documents, agents with the Harlingen Fugitive Operations unit arrested a previously deported Mexican man.  On Thursday of last week, Harlingen police arrested 41-year-old Rigoberto Olvera-Martinez near Rio Grande City.  According to police, Martinez confessed to illegally crossing back into the U.S. in May of last year near Roma.  Martinez received a conviction in June of 2006 for importing more than 5 kilos of cocaine, and has a 41-month sentence. Martinez received a court-appointed lawyer and awaits his...

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200K of Cocaine Seized at Pharr International Bridge

Weslaco (KFXV) – On April 14th Customs and Border Protection Agents along with the help of K-9 discovered 12 packages allegedly containing over 27 lbs of cocaine valued at around $213,000 in a vehicle that was driven by 27-year-old female US citizen from San Benito Texas. The woman was arrested and the vehicle and narcotics, were handed over to Homeland...

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