Tag: traffic stop

BP Agents Net 5 After Pursuit Near Premont; Discover Abandoned Marijuana

BROWNSVILLE (KFXV) — Late last night, border patrol agents stopped a group of undocumented immigrants and made a separate lucky discovery when tracking a group near Brownsville. According to Border Patrol, when searching for a group of undocumented people, agents found six bundles of marijuana totalling more than 300 pounds, abandoned near the border wall. No arrests were made. In a separate incident, agents arrested five men who attempted to flee during a traffic stop in Premont, Texas. The vehicle carrying the immigrants drove through a ranch fence before coming to a stop. Agents there were able to arrest...

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Brownsville Police Arrest 5 For Possession of Marijuana

Cameron County (KFXV) — Brownsville police arrested five individuals during a traffic stop after finding bundles of marijuana hidden in the vehicle. According to investigators, the four adults identified as Thalia Martinez, Oscar Casas Serna, Gilberto Velasquez Hernandez, and Jorge Luis Sarmiento Dominguez — along with an unidentified juvenile — were stopped near McKintosh Street after giving police consent to search the vehicle, officers discovered two bundles of drugs. All four adults were booked into the Brownsville City Jail, and transferred the minor to a juvenile detention...

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More than $4.8 Million Worth of Marijuana Seized

The Texas Department of Public Safety is reporting that their agents seized nearly half a ton of marijuana in Starr County. According to DPS, troopers made a traffic stop in Rio Grande City, where the driver fled on foot. Troopers were unable to find the driver, but found 70 bundles of marijuana, totaling 801 pounds, hidden inside. The estimated value of the narcotics totals more than 4.8 million dollars. The case remains under...

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Two Arrested After Traffic Stop; One Flees on Foot

Brownsville (KFXV) — Officers arrested a man who attempted to evade police during a traffic stop. According to the Brownsville Police Department, after conducting a traffic stop, on the 9600 block of FM 1732, officers identified the pair as Ricardo Narvaez and Roy Edward Cantu, and learned Narvaez had a pending warrant. Police arrested him, but Cantu fled. Police caught Cantu and found marijuana, cocaine, oxycodone, hydrocodone, and Xanax pills in his possession. His is now under arrested and faces multiple drug charges, as well as resisting...

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Couple charged for Tasing Employee during Robbery

Weslaco (KFXV) – A couple faces charges for allegedly attacking an employee during a robbery of a business. According to the Weslaco Police Department, Jennifer Lee Fort use a taser against the worker. The incident happened on Tuesday. Police say Fort then took off in a truck driven by Michael Lee Goforth. McAllen law enforcement arrested both of them during a traffic stop. They both face charges for aggravated robbery. Fort received $100,000 Bond and Goforth, a $50,000...

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