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Police Seize 58lbs of Texas Marijuana

Posted on February 26th, 2010 No Comments

Police in Florida seized over 58 pounds of marijuana that was being shipped from Texas.

Investigators with the Jackson County Drug Task force initiated an investigation into the trafficking of large amounts of marijuana on Interstate 10. On February 23, police observed a Ford truck driving erratically on the highway. The car was stopped, and upon making contact with the occupants, police deployed narcotics detection canines around the vehicle. Both canines alerted officers to the presence of narcotics in a toolbox in the bed of the pickup truck. A search of the vehicle uncovered nine packages of marijuana weighing a total of 58.75 pounds.

Digital scales a .40 caliber Glock pistol with laser sights were found during a search of the car’s interior. The three men in the vehicle were all charged with trafficking marijuana and placed under arrest by the Florida Highway Patrol.

All three men were from Texas.

If you or someone you know is facing criminal charges in Texas, please contact a Houston criminal attorney of Johnson, Johnson & Baer, P.C. by calling 713-523-0404.

3 Arrested in Texas Meth Bust

Posted on February 19th, 2010 No Comments

Three people have been arrested following a raid on a mobile home in East Texas where police found an alleged methamphetamine lab.

According to the Angelina County Sheriff’s Office says the supplies used for making crystal meth were discovered inside the trailer Thursday. Sgt. Allen Hill said sheriff’s deputies seized about 1,000 grams of liquid meth after going to the mobile home in connection with a stolen pistol investigation.

Two men and one women, all from Lufkin, are facing drug related charges.

If you are facing criminal charges in the state of Texas, it is important to speak with an experienced attorney you can trust. Please contact a Houston criminal lawyer of Johnson, Johnson & Baer, P.C., by calling 713-523-0404.

Border Patrol Seizes 31lbs Marijuana in Texas

Posted on February 12th, 2010 No Comments

United States Border Patrol agents in El Paso, Texas seized 31 pounds of marijuana on Wednesday.

A statement released by the U.S. Border Patrol says agents discovered the drugs in a truck attempting to cross the border. A search of the vehicle uncovered numerous framed portraits of Jesus Christ. Agents removed the paintings’ backing to find 31 bundles of marijuana, totaling more than 31 pounds.

The truck was driven by a 22 year-old Mexican woman from Ciudad Juarez. She informed the agents that she had nothing to declare but some framed art.

Border Patrol agents told reporters that the woman was turned over to the El Paso Police Department for prosecution.

If you are facing criminal charges in the state of Texas, you deserve an experienced criminal attorney that you can trust. Please contact a Houston criminal lawyer of Johnson, Johnson & Baer, P.C. by calling 713-523-0404.