Crime Stoppers Tip Leads to Three Arrests

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A tip to McAllen Crime Stoppers led to the arrest of three persons for possession of controlled substance: THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol) is a cannabinoid identified in cannabis (marijuana). McAllen Police officers arrested three persons on March 20 for Possession of Controlled Substance, a Second Degree Felony. The drug activity was in the area of the 2100 Block of W. Hawk Ave.

McAllen Crime Stoppers is a valued tool for the police department and is a medium for a person to call and provide information about a crime and remain anonymous.

If you have information about a crime, call McAllen Crime Stoppers at 956-687-TIPS (8477). If the information a person provides leads to an arrest they may be eligible for a cash reward.

Arrested:

  • Name: Kenneth Rene Lee Jr
  • Age: 27
  • Last Known Address: McAllen, Texas
  • Arrested Date: March 20, 2019
  • Arraignment Date: March 21, 2019
  • Charges: Possession of Controlled Substance Second Degree Felony
  • Bond: $7,500
  • Name: Austin Cantu
  • Age: 24
  • Last Known Address: Weslaco, Texas
  • Arrested Date: March 20, 2019
  • Arraignment Date: March 21, 2019
  • Charges: Possession of Controlled Substance Second Degree Felony 
  • Bond: $30,000
  • Name: Paulino Garcia
  • Age: 30
  • Last Known Address: McAllen, Texas
  • Arrested Date: March 20, 2019
  • Arraignment Date: March 21, 2019
  • Charges: Possession of Controlled Substance Second Degree Felony
  • Bond: $50,000

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