Tag: marijuana

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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Driver arrested after seizing a ton of marijuana

Weslaco DPS arrest a driver after seizing roughly a ton of marijuana from the tractor-trailer he was driving. The semi truck was spotted by Troopers heading north on Highway 281 and FM 2812 and stopped for a traffic violation when the officer discovered 80 bundles and marijuana concealed inside boxes. The find was almost 2,000 pounds and are worth more than 11 million dollars. The driver Juan Carlos Sandoval Martinez of Houston is arrested and booked into the Hidalgo County Jail on 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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