Tag: seized

Marijuana Seized after Short Chase and Truck Abandoned in Rio Grande

Over 1000 lbs of Marijuana are off the streets after border patrol discovered the drugs in an abandoned truck. The drugs were found after agents witnessed a brown GMC pickup driving towards the Rio Grande River in Mission. The driver attempted to speed away by making a U-turn. As the agents got closer, the driver drove the truck into the river and left it there. 74 bundles were seized weighting 1,165 pounds with a street value of 932 thousand...

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Over $201,000 worth of Drugs Seized at International Bridge

Pharr (KFXV) — Over $201,000 worth of drugs are seized at the international bridge. Customs and Border Protection Agents seized 26 pounds of cocaine in 11 packages at the Pharr International Bridge after running a secondary inspection on a 2010 Jeep Compass. The vehicle was driven by 19-year-old male from Alamo. Agents seized the narcotics along with the vehicle, arrested the driver, and turned him over to the custody of Homeland Security for further...

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196 Gambling Machines Seized in Roma

Roma (KFXV) — Three women are behind bars in Roma after operating an illegal gaming establishment. Agents with Starr County anti-crime unit conducted a sting, and seized a total of 196 8-liner machines, and more than $34,000 from two different gambling operations — one located on Efren Ramirez Street, and the second on Eagle Road. According to authorities, both women were arrested in front of their...

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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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Identities released in McAllen illegal gambling arrests

Police have released the identities of the individuals arrested during a raid on an illegal gambling operation in south McAllen last week. On Thursday, Authorities raided the establishment located near Dicker and 23rd Street around 3 in the afternoon. Law enforcement seized a total of a hundred and twenty-three eight-liner machines found on the property including six vehicles and approximately $38,000. More than 70 people were at the establishment during the raid. All 15 people you see on the screen right now were arrested and released by the Sheriff’s...

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