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DEA, Police nab six in local drug ring investigation

September 11, 2018


EAGLE PASS - Drug Enforcement Agency agents along with Eagle Pass Police officers arrested five men and one woman accused of being involved in a "street level narcotic operation".

An Eagle Pass Police Department press release said a tip led both agencies to a residence located at 2423 E. Main St.

At the home, agents discovered "usable amounts (sic)" of cocaine and heroin.

The suspects arrested were identified as: Jorge Sotelo, 29, Ricardo Besa, 55, Javier Menchaca, 53, Cristal Flores, 38, and AlfradoTalamantes, 53. All were formally charged with possession of a controlled substance, and transported to the Tom Bowles Detention Center for processing.

The case remains under investigation, according to the press release.  

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