Tag: drugs

Over $78K Worth of Cocaine Seized at Gateway Bridge

Brownsville (KFXV) — At the Gateway International Bridge, CBP officers intercept more than $78,000 in cocaine. These four packages containing around 10 pounds of the stuff – found inside a passenger car. The driver identified as a 19-year-old male from Brownsville. His name was not released. A secondary inspection of his vehicle lead officers to the drugs, after a K-9 agent alerted them. The 19-year-old faces federal drug...

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When the ‘War on Drugs’ Hits Home

RGV (KFXV) — The war on drugs is still ongoing. The DEA tells me, they’ve received reports of different substances being used by students in different Valley schools. “We’re concerned because he’s almost going to be 18 and we’re worried that he might just leave,” said one mother. Juana Sanchez, refers to her 17-year-old son who she says has been consuming marijuana for about two years. “I’m sure he gets it at school because he leaves fine but when he comes back, he looks completely different,” Sanchez continued. “We do see a lot of synthetic, some prescription drugs and...

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3 Arrested in Raid at Sports Complex

Pharr (KFXV) — Police arrested three people during a raid at a home and sports complex, seizing cocaine and cash. Police raided the home on the 4000 block of Yvette Street, over the weekend — taking a man and a woman into custody. A neighbor who wishes to remain anonymous commented that he had seen constant suspicious activity in and out of the home and claims the location sold drugs. Law enforcement then went to the suspect’s business, “Barracuda Sports Complex”, on the 200 block of west Moore road were a third suspects was arrested. It’s unclear if they...

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CBP Agents Seize $122K in Narcotics

BROWNSVILLE (KFXV) — Customs agents at the Brownsville port of entry seized a cargo of alleged cocaine this past Thursday. Authorities intercepted six packages found with more than 15 pounds of the drugs, estimated at more than $122,000. A 20-year-old male, resident of Brownsville and all evidence were turned over to Homeland Security for further...

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