Couple Charged with Possession of Cocaine
Brownsville police arrested a couple on the 700 block of Milpa Verde and seized more than a pound of cocaine and marijuana.
Police and DEA agents arrested Emmanuel Avila and Ida Lorraine Betancourt at their home and police say they received a tip and conducted a surveillance on the home. A search warrant was executed and police entered the home and found cash and the drugs,
Both Avila and Betancourt were arraigned on Wednesday morning on charges of possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute. Avila's bond is set at $20,000 dollars and Betancourt's bond at $75,000 dollars.