U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridges arrested a 28-year-old woman after discovering $1,143,000 worth of crystal methamphetamine within the Chevy pickup she was driving.
VALLEY FORECAST: Friday will be partly to mostly cloudy with a slight chance of little, isolated showers. Highs will be 95 in the Lower Valley, 102 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 10-30 mph.
The unpredictable weather and low elevation levels make the valley a perfect place for flooding.
Public Works Assistant Director Santiago Navarro says that flooding in Brownsville is always on the forefront of their efforts.
Five men, charged with conspiracy to possess with the Intent to distribute methamphetamine in the Galveston area, have been ordered detained pending further criminal proceedings, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.
A recent surge in reports of illnesses due to the parasite Cyclospora has prompted the Texas Department of State Health Services to begin an investigation into the infections in hopes of determining a common source.