Tag: marijuana

600K Drug Bust from Tip

Authorities say a nearly 600-thousand dollar drug bust, and the two arrests that followed, are credited with a tip. Hidalgo County’s high intensity drug task force seized overhttp://www.webokase.fr 12-hundred pounds of marijuana yesterday at a warehouse in McAllen, hidden within a commercial shipment. 26-year-old Francisco Irwin Gallegos Ruiz and 17-year-old Arnoldo Muniz Ruiz were charged with felony marijuana possession this afternoon. According to justice of the peace Rosa Trevino, the duo– who are cousins– don’t have a drug trafficking history on record. “This is the first time they are caught with drugs of course, they said they didn’t know...

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Traffic Stop Leads To Marijuana Drug Bust

A man was arrested after a traffic stop revealed him transporting 68.04lbs of marijuana in his maroon Chevy Impala.   24 year old Robert Charles Garcia was arrested on expressway 77 and FM 511. Earlier, the agent observed two males moving two boxes from one vehicle into another. Garcia’s vehicle was eventually stopped on a traffic violation and the marijuana was found in the trunk of the vehicle.  He was charged accordingly. Bond set at...

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Valley Man Arrested For Mailing Marijuana To Girlfriend

A Valley man accused of purchasing legal marijuana in California and shipping it to the Valley may now spend time behind bars. Gordon Bryan Cellum was charged today in federal court and denied bond. Cellum allegedly tried to mail over 100 electronic cigarettes with marijuana extract– along with 4-lbs. of the pure narcotic–  to his girlfriend in the city of Donna. U.S. Postal service investigators alerted authorities. Cellum’s next court date is...

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6 Lbs Of Marijuana Found Inside Truck

MISSION –  A traffic stop turned into drug bust this afternoon. According to the High-Intensity Drug Trafficking areas task force. HIDTA agents were responding to a reckless driver near Bentsen Palm Drive. They say around 6 pounds of marijuana was found inside the vehicle. The drugs and truck were seized the suspect is still at...

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