Tag: drugs

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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Trial Continues for Luna Brothers; Expert Takes Stand

Edinburg (KFXV) — For a second week, the Luna Brothers appeared before a jury facing capital murder charges , for the decapitation of Franky Palacios. Joel Luna is the former Border Patrol Agent who allegedly killed Palacios, an undocumented immigrant, and whose body was later found in the Laguna Madre. Today HIDTA Communications Expert Marla Flores, confirmed the brothers spoke on the phone the day Palacios was murdered. And Texas Ranger Samuel Lankford , said they had confiscated a notebook from a safe containing banking transactions, and what appeared to be drugs, measuring cups, high caliber weapons, ninety-thousand dollars,...

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