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Suspects Abandon Marijuana In Starr County

Suspects Abandon Marijuana In Starr County

Authorities in Escobares seized 16 bundles of marijuana. Police were patrolling the Eli street area when they came across a Nissan Frontier which had been reported as a suspicious vehicle. The driver ignored the officer’s command to stop and fled towards Garceño. There, the suspect came to a stop and fled on foot. Authorities found […]

HIDTA Agents Seize Hundreds of Pounds Of Marijuana

HIDTA Agents Seize Hundreds of Pounds Of Marijuana

 Hundreds of pounds of marijuana were seized near Garceno on Thursday. Starr County HIDTA agents noticed a Chevy Tahoe exiting La Prieta Road, traveling east on Old Highway 83. A traffic stop was conducted for expired registration. The driver refused to stop and made a u-turn on FM 649, making it’s way to the river […]

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C.B.P. Officials Seize Over Half A Million Dollars in Narcotics

C.B.P. Officials Seize Over Half A Million Dollars in Narcotics

Customs and Border Protection officers seize 687 thousand dollars in cocaine at the Hidalgo International Bridge. C.B.P. officers arrested two Mexican citizens in connection with two separate failed drug smuggling attempts. On September 20 a 36-year-old man, driver of a blue Ford pickup, was referred to a secondary inspection. Officers discovered 30 packages of cocaine […]

Narcotic Seizures Reported At International Bridges

Narcotic Seizures Reported At International Bridges

CBP officers make a multi-million dollar narcotics seizures in two separate incidents at local ports of entry. On September 15, officers at the Anzalduas international bridge referred a 32-year-old Temple woman to a secondary inspection. 61 packages of methamphetamine were found hidden within the vehicle. Later that day, at Hidalgo international bridge, a 63-year-old man […]

Large Cocaine Seizure At International Bridge

Large Cocaine Seizure At International Bridge

Federal agents confiscate 11 pounds of cocaine at a local international bridge.  Customs and Border Protection agents at the Hidalgo-Reynosa International Bridge came across an SUV and sent a 38-year-old Mexican citizen to secondary inspection. Five packages of the narcotics were found hidden within the vehicle. The cocaine was valued at an estimated 86 thousand […]

Four People Arrested After Authorities Raid Establishment

Four People Arrested After Authorities Raid Establishment

Four people were arrested after a raid in Starr County.  The Starr County special crimes unit executed a search warrant at an illegal gambling establishment in Rio Grande City located between Church lane and FM 755 at around 9 pm this Thursday.  “They were assisted by the Rio grande police department, and this operation lasted […]

Marijuana Seized By Federal Agents In West Laredo

Marijuana Seized By Federal Agents In West Laredo

More than half a million dollars worth of marijuana are seized by federal agents in west Laredo. On Thursday, agents responded to a call of suspects crossing the river with bundles of drugs. When they arrived, they found a vehicle but the driver fled the scene. Nine bundles of the narcotics were discovered, weighing more […]

Laredo Agents Seize Narcotics From Abandoned Vehicle

Laredo Agents Seize Narcotics From Abandoned Vehicle

A report of suspicious activity leads to a drug bust of over 300 pounds of narcotics. Agents in Laredo responded to activity near the Rio Grande River. When they arrived, they noticed a compact car driving in the area of Anna Avenue. As agents approached the vehicle, they saw the driver abandon the car. However, […]

Laredo Border Patrol seize over 400 pounds of marijuana

Laredo Border Patrol seize over 400 pounds of marijuana

Border Patrol Agents in Laredo seize over 400 pounds of marijuana after responding to reports of suspicious activity in North Laredo. Agents approached the area and discovered six abandoned bundles of marijuana. The drugs having an estimated value of over $320,000.  No arrests were made.

Marijuana Seized after Short Chase and Truck Abandoned in Rio Grande

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 […]

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

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 […]