Tag: pounds of marijuana

Four Arrested Attempting to Traffic Marijuana

Port Isabel (KFXV) — Police in Port Isabel seized more than 250 pounds of marijuana after smugglers attempted to traffic the drugs through a ship channel. According to Port Isabel Police, a concerned citizen called in to report four individuals — identified as three adults and one juvenile, all from Mexico — crossing the channel near the area known as Long Island near Port Isabel. Agents search the area, found the subjects, along with five bundles of drugs, worth over $200,000. The suspects, and narcotics were handed over to the...

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CBP Officers Make Nearly 900 Pound Bust

Pharr (KFXV) — At the Pharr International Bridge, 900 pounds of marijuana are stopped from hitting valley streets. The bust happening this week when CBP officers sent a trailer to a secondary inspection, discovering these 162 packages containing 890 pounds of narcotic inside. The estimated street value over $178,000. The driver is arrested and Homeland Security is investigating the...

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$150,000 Worth of Marijuana Seized in Pharr

Pharr (KFXV) — At the international bridge, Custom and Border Protection officers seize more than 780 pounds of marijuana. Officers found 28 packages inside a freight liner. The driver was referred to a secondary inspection and canine officers detected the drugs inside. The estimated value of the drugs seized is over $150,000. The case remains under investigation by Homeland Security...

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Edinburg Couple Arrested in Narcotics Raid

An Edinburg couple is charged after their home is raided for weapons and narcotics Saturday morning. Edinburg VICE unit targeted the apartment complex on the 300 block of Chestnut Avenue, where they retrieved several pounds of marijuana and more than 10 large caliber weapons. Twenty-two year-old Rafel Rommel Carmona and 21 year-old Laura Lee Vasquez were arraigned each were issued a $60,000 bond. [wp_gmaps address=”Chestnut Ave Edinburg, TX 78541″ ¬†zoom=”13″ marker=”1″]...

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