This arrest also found two illegal handguns, three wanted fugitives, and two undocumented immigrants.
KERR COUNTY, Texas. Authorities in several counties cooperated in the arrest of drug traffickers, which resulted in the discovery of $8 million worth of illegal drugs, as well as two illegal weapons, three wanted fugitives, and two undocumented out-of-state immigrants. streets.
From February 27 to March 2, an interagency operation took place in Kerr County, during which large drug shipments throughout South Texas were interrupted.
Officers from Kerr County Sheriff’s Office, Kendall County Sheriff’s Office, Gillespie County Sheriff’s Office, U.S. Border Patrol, Homeland Security Investigations, Texas Department of Public Safety, DPS K9, DPS CID, North Texas Crime Squad, 100th District Attorney’s Office , Carson County Sheriff’s Office, Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, Wharton Police Department, Guadeloupe County Sheriff’s Office, Collin County Sheriff’s Office, and the 32nd District Attorney’s Office played a role in this investigation.
At the same time, 27.5 kg of cocaine, 56 kg of methamphetamine, 1.6 kg of THC, 0.59 kg of marijuana were seized.
“Our office continues to demonstrate that collaboration and professionalism deliver excellent results. The elimination of these dangerous international criminal organizations requires the joint work of all forces. This operation took months of careful planning and coordination, and the whole team worked together,” said Sheriff Larry Leita. “The effects of this operation will be felt across the state. With a market value of about $8 million, these are the largest seizures to date during my tenure as sheriff. We will continue to raise targets for our future work as we have even more assets and resources. We cannot speak highly enough of our law enforcement partners throughout Texas who were involved in this operation.”
The total value of illegal drugs is about $8 million.
Officials also managed to recover two illegal weapons, three wanted fugitives and two undocumented immigrants.
A total of eleven people were arrested in connection with this operation.
Charges can be added or changed before trial, and all suspects are innocent until proven guilty.
• 25-year-old Emiliano Thomas Montano of The Colony is charged with two counts of smuggling.
• Derrick Lamont McDaniel, 24, of San Antonio, is charged with drug and marijuana possession.
• David Ezequiel Cortinas, 27, of San Antonio, arrested on an outstanding Bexar County warrant.
• Robert Devon Sheffield, 25, from San Antonio, is charged with possession of drugs and marijuana.
• Matthew Ramon Sheffield, 26, from San Antonio, is charged with possession of drugs and marijuana.
• 24-year-old Juan José Lopez-Jamie is charged with manufacturing or delivering illegal substances and immigration violation.
• Jesús Alfredo Cabral-Resendez, 22, of Comfort, is charged with manufacturing or delivering a controlled substance and carrying illegal weapons.
• Alberto De Leon Jr., 30, charged with possession of illegal substances.
• Alyssa Schneider, 33, is charged with possession of controlled substances.
• Jesus Elijah Garcia Saldivar of San Juan Bautista, California, is charged with vehicle avoidance.
• Aislinn Pamela Martin of Tyler is charged with violating probation for manufacturing or delivering a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
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