Tag: drugs

Brownsville Police Arrest Man For Selling Narcotics

Cameron County (KFXV) — Brownsville police arrested one man for selling narcotics. According to officials, while conducting surveillance on the 1800 block of Dan Street, agents with the department’s special investigations unit observed their suspect — identified as Oscar Munoz — allegedly selling drugs out of his home. After notifying Munoz of the ongoing investigation during a traffic stop, Munoz consented to a search of his residence. Law enforcement found 63.1 grams of cocaine inside his residence, and placed him under arrest. Munoz also admitted to owning a firearm stolen from Indianapolis, Indiana. Munoz received a charge of manufacture...

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Trial Postponed in Palmview Double Homicide

Hidalgo County (KFXV) — In 2015, two women were found dead on the side of the road, one with drugs taped to her body. The man accused of the double homicide is back in court. It’s been more than a year since Vela was charged in connection with two deaths in Palmview, and — after several hearings — still no trial date has been set. Guadalupe Vela was back in the 275th district court Thursday morning – a new pretrial hearing was scheduled as lawyers await the results of DNA analysis which are expected to be ready in June....

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CBP Seize 911 Pounds of Narcotics at Pharr Bridge

PHARR (KFXV) — Customs and Border Agents made a seizure of alleged Marijuana at the Pharr International Bridge, estimated at nearly $200,000. According to officials, on the 16th, police sent a tractor trailer to a secondary inspection where they discovered 236 packages, containing 911 pounds of the narcotic. The driver, vehicle and drugs were handed over to Homeland Security for further...

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Valley Man Arrested for Trafficking $1 Million in Meth

EDINBURG (KFXV) — A man finds himself behinds bars in Austin for allegedly transporting more than a million dollars in narcotics. On Friday, Williamson County law enforcement arrested 21-year-old, Francisco Luna during a traffic stop. According to officials, a K-9 alerted agents to possible drugs inside the vehicle. Inside, police discovered 20 paper rolls, with more than 1.2 million dollars worth of methamphetamine hidden inside. Luna now faces charges for distribution of narcotics and a bond of 800 thousand...

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Largest Meth Bust Recorded at Pharr International Bridge

Pharr (KFXV) — Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection at the Pharr International Bridge made their largest seizure of methamphetamine ever. On March 3, agents sent a commercial trailer to a secondary inspection where they discovered 53 bottles of cleaning solutions, containing 615 pounds of methamphetamine. The alleged narcotics are valued at over 12 million dollars. The driver, trailer and drugs were handed over to Homeland Security for further...

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