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3 accused of smoking cocaine in front of a young child

Three people were taken into custody by Texas authorities after they were accused of smoking cocaine in front of a 3-year-old child on Sept. 4. According to the report, the police found the three individuals at a motel room located on the Northwest Freeway in Harris County.

Man accused of marijuana possession after raid

On Aug. 23, a 29-year-old Texas man was taken into custody after 355 pounds of marijuana was allegedly found at his home in Laredo. According to the Webb County Sheriff's Office Organized Crime Unit, an investigation they conducted led them to the man's home. When investigators arrived at the residence, they encountered the accused man and a woman. Reports indicate that one more person might be charged in connection to this drug possession case.

Teenager facing serious drug charges

A 19-year-old teenager in Texas is currently waiting for prosecutors to present their case before a grand jury in late August. The teenager faces 10 years to life in prison since officers claimed to have found about 1.5 pounds of drugs in his possession. He was taken into custody after a neighbor in Round Rock reportedly smelled smoke and called police. Officers responding to the scene claim to have found the teenager making brownies mixed with hash oil and marijuana.

Tip leads cops to 24 pounds of marijuana

Authorities in Texas arrested two people for possession of marijuana after police received a lead through the TIP411 line on July 31. Investigators claimed they identified two people in El Paso who allegedly possessed over 20 pounds of marijuana. Detectives pulled over the 24-year-old male suspect as he was driving a vehicle on Aug. 1. Police allegedly recovered 3.7 ounces of marijuana from inside the vehicle. Law enforcement then reportedly found 24 pounds of marijuana inside the suspect's home.

Alleged drug activity in unincorporated area of Texas

As a result of a year-long investigation, 24 people in Galveston County have been accused of participating in drug-related activity. Of the accused individuals, 14 of them have been arrested and charged with various offenses. According to the Galveston County Sheriff's Department, residents of an unincorporated section of Dickinson began reporting suspected drug activity taking place at a house that locals referred to as 'The Yard."

2 men charged with possessing heroin in restaurant

Texas residents may be interested to learn that two California men, ages 27 and 28, were reportedly taken into police custody on July 8 after they were observed sharing a stall in the men's restroom of a Chuck E. Cheese's restaurant. According to the report, they were reported by a customer who believed they were getting high in the stall.

Pilot accused of drug possession on Houston-bound flight

A federal judge in Texas released a 49-year-old airline pilot charged with drug offenses on $50,000 bond after the man allegedly flew from Colombia to Houston with 62 bags of cocaine in his stomach. Officials said the pilot for a local regional airline was in uniform when he boarded the flight as a passenger. He then called police for assistance after his flight landed and one or more of the bags containing cocaine pellets broke in his stomach.

Drug charge defense might depend on police dog

A narcotics task force operating in Texas has made a significant financial impact on groups and individuals committing drug offenses in the area. Officials reported that a task force composed of personnel drawn from local and federal law enforcement agencies seized more than $386,000 in less than a month. The police attribute the money to drug trafficking in the region.

Drug charge arrests in Texas

Deputies in Llano County arrested two men on two separate drug charges one day apart. The arrests occurred on May 3 and May 4. In the first case, a drug detection dog allegedly discovered 44 grams of what appeared to be methamphetamine after the people in a vehicle at a traffic stop in the 200 block of Highland Loop behaved nervously. One 22-year-old man was arrested and charged with possession of controlled substance with intent to deliver.

Man turns himself in after Texas drug raid

A Graham man turned himself into law enforcement on May 1 following a drug trafficking sting in North Texas two days earlier, according to the Young County Sheriff's Office. Police said that the April 29 sting in the Dallas area involved arrest warrants for 30 suspects, 26 of whom were detained as a result of the sting. The Graham man was one of four people for whom police were still looking after the raid, police said.

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