Tag: marijuana

BP Agents Make 2000 Pound Marijuana Bust

PROGRESO (KFXV) — Agents at the Progreso port of entry confiscated nearly 2000 pounds of Marijuana in two separate incidents over the past few days. According to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency, on Monday, agents found 140 packages containing 854 pounds of marijuana in a commercial trailer. On Friday, of last week, agents found 333 packages hidden within another trailer containing over 1100 pounds of alleged marijuana. The combined value is estimated at...

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Police Arrest Three For Drug Possession

BROWNSVILLE (KFXV) — Agents from the special investigations unit conducted an investigation which led to the arrest of three people. Two of the men are identified as 29-year-old, Guadalupe Martinez and 21-year-old, Jesus Rodriguez. Martinez was stopped by police, police discovered almost 11 pounds of marijuana inside the SUV he was driving. Agents then went to the 2300 block of Old Port Isabel Rd to search a home Martinez had been seen leaving. There, they seized more marijuana. Martinez and his passenger are now facing drug...

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One Arrested; Three Wanted After Leading Police on Pursuit

MCALLEN (KFXV) — In McAllen authorities are searching for three suspects after leading police on a chase. These exclusive images caught the scene where law enforcement searched for the three individuals early this morning in north McAllen. The Texas DPS and McAllen Police Department took part in the pursuit that ended near the intersection of Lark Avenue and 40th Street. According to officials, police arrested one 17-year-old who is now facing criminal charges for possession of marijuana and evading arrest. Police are still searching for the three suspects who fled, but have not released their descriptions. We will bring...

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Traffickers Caught in the Act

Border patrol agent working on foot near the Rio Grande River stop thousands of pounds of marijuana from hitting Valley Streets. Agents spotted several men loading an SUV with bundles of marijuana. When they approached the vehicle, the men jumped into the river and headed back to Mexico. When other agents were arriving they also saw an additional pickup truck there, is who they tried stopping, The driver refused, headed towards the river, and that’s where three men bailed out of that pickup truck and swim back to Mexico as well. A total 1063 pounds of marijuana were seized...

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Two San Benito Women Arrested On Drug Charges

San Benito (KFXV) — The San Benito police department arrested two women on Sunday for their involvement in narcotic activity. After receiving a tip, officers searched the home of Alicia Rodriguez — who consented to the search — on the 100 block of Wild Olive. There, they found a gram of cocaine, and an ice chest containing 26 ounces of marijuana. 46-year-old Alicia Rodriguez, along with 21-year-old, Anaisha George were arrested, arraigned and were issued a $30,000 bond. They are both currently out on...

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