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CBP Field Operations at Hidalgo International Bridge Seizes $1.4 Million in Mixed Narcotics

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HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo and Anzalduas International Bridges arrested two women in connection with failed, unrelated drug smuggling attempts of hard narcotics worth $1,413,000

“These were two great interceptions of hard narcotics that our officers were able to detect and keep from entering our country and possibly causing harm to members of our community,” said Port Director Carlos Rodriguez, Port of Hidalgo/Pharr/Anzalduas.







The first seizure occurred on Oct. 2, 2019, at the Anzalduas-Reynosa International Bridge. A CBP officer encountered a 40-year-old woman from Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico in a black 2018 Nissan March and a preliminary inspection revealed a suspicious package in the woman’s purse. The officer secured the woman, escorted her to secondary and the package resulted being alleged cocaine, weighing 2.64 pounds (1.2 kg). The value of the cocaine is $21,000.

On Oct. 3, at the Hidalgo International Bridge, a CBP officer referred a 20-year-old woman from Houston and the blue 2005 Ford F-150 she was driving for further inspection. A (canine team) assisting in the examination allowed officers to discover 52.38 pounds (23.76 kg) of alleged methamphetamine in bulk form and two packages of alleged heroin weighing 5.73 pounds (2.60 kg). The street value of the methamphetamine is $1,048,000 and $344,000 for the heroin.

CBP OFO seized all the narcotics, both vehicles and arrested the two women involved in the failed drug smuggling attempts. Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) continues investigating these cases.







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

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

No information has been released on how Mauricio was located.







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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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