Tag: cocaine

Local man busted with 27.5 Kilos of cocaine

By PETE BANDA   Staff Writer Reporter@sbnewspaper.com A San Benito man is facing charges of possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute after a Cameron County Deputy found 27.5 kilos, or almost 60 pounds, of cocaine in his truck. David Lopez, 33, is currently sitting in Cameron County after failing to post a …

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San Benito resident gets more than 11 years for moving cocaine

Special to the NEWS McALLEN – Jose Ignacio Acosta, a 42-year-old resident alien from Mexico residing in San Benito, has been ordered to federal prison following his conviction of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute more than five kilograms of cocaine, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. Acosta previously pleaded guilty to coordinating the transportation …

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Acosta faces federal cocaine charges

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com An unsealed federal indictment in the United States District Court in McAllen has revealed that a San Benito man faces multiple drug charges, including intent to distribute as much as 24 kilograms of cocaine. According to the indictment, which was filed on Dec. 20, 2013, Jose Ignacio Acosta of …

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Local woman faces possession charge; PD suspects overdose

NEWS Staff Report A San Benito woman police believe may have overdosed on cocaine and marijuana faces a possession charge following her release from the hospital, authorities reported Tuesday. Kaila Marie Coronado, 22, of San Benito was allegedly found at approximately 2:02 p.m. Aug. 22 at a residence located on the 800 block of Garrison …

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PD: Woman arrested for PI hid coke in bra

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com A San Benito woman arrested along with her husband on Tuesday faces a charge of possession of a controlled substance after police allegedly found cocaine inside her bra. It all started on April 23 when police officers responded to the 200 block of Diaz Street in reference to …

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