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Border Patrol Agents Interdict more than $765K worth of Narcotics in the Rio Grande Valley

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EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande City agents seized more than 950 pounds of marijuana in two separate incidents.

Sunday evening, Rio Grande City agents working near La Rosita, Texas, responded to a report of a vehicle involved in narcotics smuggling traveling north from the Rio Grande. Agents in the area located the vehicle and, shortly thereafter, the driver of the vehicle abruptly turned south and traveled towards the river.







As agents approached the river, they observed the driver abandon the vehicle and swim to Mexico. Agents searched the vehicle and discovered 571 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated $457K.

A short while later, Rio Grande City agents on patrol received information of a narcotic smuggling attempt near Garciasville, Texas. As agents responded, they observed an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) abruptly turn around and travel south towards the Rio Grande riverbank.

Upon arrival, agents discovered the ATV abandoned carrying several bundles of marijuana. The marijuana weighed 387 pounds and is worth an estimated $310K. Agents searched for the ATV rider and additional narcotics to no avail.







The public is encouraged to take a stand against crime in their communities and report suspicious activity at 800-863-9382.

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2.9 lbs of methamphetamine seized by narcotics deputies, two suspects arrested

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Bexar County

BEXAR COUNTY, Texas — Narcotics deputies with the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office have arrested two suspects following the execution of a search warrant on October 17.

The search warrant took deputies to the 1800 block of Plaza Del Sol on the West Side of San Antonio.







According to sources with the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office, they discovered 2.9 pounds of methamphetamine, three handguns, narcotic packaging materials, and scales to weigh the drugs.

Suspects Jose DeLeon and Rebecca Ayala were arrested and booked into the Bexar County Jail.

DeLeon was reportedly Charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substances Over 400 Grams.







Ayala was arrested for an outstanding warrant for Possession of a controlled substance Less Than 1 Gram.

The estimated street value of the seized methamphetamine was reportedly $67,300.







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Man arrested after allegedly breaking into ex-girlfriend’s home

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Harris County

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — Deputies with Constable Mark Herman’s Office arrested a man after he allegedly broke into his ex-girlfriend’s home on October 18.

Deputies responded to the 13900 block of Oneida Court after receiving a report of a known male banging on the woman’s front door and refusing to leave.







The suspect fled the scene on foot before deputies arrived.

The women told deputies the suspect had broken into her home earlier that day and fled once she told him she contacted law enforcement.

Sources with Constable Herman’s office say deputies searched the area earlier that day but had not been able to locate the suspect.







Deputies were able to obtain a description of the suspect from the woman and located him a short distance away from her home.

The suspect was identified as Cameron Perry and arrested.







He has been booked into the Harris County Jail and Charged with Criminal Trespass of a Habitation.

Sources with Constable Herman’s office say Perry’s bond has not been set at this time.

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UPDATE: 16-year old Mauricio Hernandez found safe

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San Antonio Police Department

UPDATE: According to SAPD, Mauricio Hernandez has been found safe.

No information has been released on how Mauricio was located.







Texas Breaking News will update you when more information is available.

SAN ANTONIO, Texas San Antonio Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 16-year-old Mauricio Hernandez.

According to SAPD Mauricio has a diagnosed medical condition requiring doctor’s care.







Mauricio was last seen in the 9500 block of Silver Crown.

He was wearing a red t-shirt and blue jeans with brown sandals.







SAPD is urging anyone with information on Mauricio’s whereabouts to contact SAPD’s Missing Person’s Unit at 210-207-7660.

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