In investigation in McAllen, Texas led officers to find a bunker underneath a house after they seized 2,000 pounds of cannabis. Two men were detained. When authorities moved in, a third man ran out of the back of the single-story home and managed to flee, police Chief Victor Rodriguez said.
As Congress looks to significantly boost funding for the U.S. Border Patrol as part of a new immigration bill, we investigate the impact of the police buildup at a west Texas checkpoint. The Sierra Blanca checkpoint along Interstate 10 was set up to catch major traffickers and immigrants who entered
Officers working at the Presidio port of entry in Texas seized just over 73 pounds of cannabis on Thursday, June 27 when a bus was attempting to enter the country from Mexico.
Heading back home from the beach, two women were pulled over on Texas Highway 288 in Brazoria county and subjected to body cavity searches. A dash cam recorded the altercation after Brandy Hamilton and Alexandria Randle were pulled over for speeding. Both women were still in their bikinis when an
Rehman Bhalesha was raised around marijuana. That’s not to say that he dealt, or that he pushed, or that he used. He didn’t have to. Weed, growing up, turned wherever he went. “Living in South Texas, you really see the substance flood high school and college campuses and neighborhoods, without
Effective September 1, 2013 if you’re looking to draw unemployment in Texas for certain fields of employment, that money your employer took out of your paycheck as mandated by the government, you’re going to have to pee in a cup in order to get it. Senate Bill 21, would require
South Texas College of Law, Rice University’s Baker Institute collaborate on Marijuana Policy Course
HOUSTON – (June 26, 2013) – As more states are considering the legalization of marijuana, law students at South Texas College of Law (STCL) will have the unique opportunity to draft model drug policy legislation as part of a new interinstitutional collaboration between STCL and Rice University’s Baker Institute for
Two men caught attempting to transport 480 pounds of cannabis on a Van Horn school bus out in west Texas have been arrested and indicted by a federal grand jury. 20-year-old George Baird, a graduate of Presidio High School, and 22-year-old Anthony Paredez Juarez were attempting to smuggle duffel bags
According to a San Antonio media outlet, a Uvalde woman who refused to reveal her identity has stated that her daughter had to be admitted to the San Antonio State Hospital after smoking “synthetic marijuana.” The woman said her daughter was a normal college student and an aspiring fashion designer.
Authorities suspect a man has died from overdosing on K2 in a small town outside of Waco called Elm Mott. McLennan County Sheriff’s deputies said they found evidence of K2 at the scene.
The US House of Representatives recently voted by a margin of 225 to 200 to add an amendment to the annual agriculture bill which would allow farmers to begin growing hemp. Ultimately the bill would fail to pass though, 195 to 234.
Cannabis activists were in full swing during the 2013 Texas Legislative Session, working to get two cannabis related bills noticed and ultimately passed. They made it a point to visit every legislator and do their best to inform them on the subject and lobby for the bills to be passed.
Drug prohibition has brought about some very nasty results and has caused a lot of misery and death. This particular case is chilling though, as a man’s sister was buried alive by rival dealers. Neil Nick Rene, 37, of Duncanville, was sentenced to 12 years in prison for his involvement
Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Josh Brent has failed a second drug test and a Dallas County judge revoked his bond and sent him to jail on Thursday, according to the Dallas County District Attorney’s office. Brent was out on bail after being charged with intoxication manslaughter resulting in the death