Brewster County Drug Bust 1/20/14
Brewster County Sheriffs Office
(Brewster County)- On Friday evening Brewster County Sheriff, Ronny Dodson and a State Game Warden were on patrol on South Highway 118 when they encountered a north bound vehicle.
Sheriff Dodson noticed the vehicle Failed to Maintain a Single Lane of Travel.
Sheriff Dodson attempted to pull the vehicle over, but the vehicle refused to stop.
Sheriff Dodson called for assistance from other BCSO Units.
The vehicle's tires were spiked and the vehicle forced off the road.
Subsequent investigation showed the vehicle to be occupied by five undocumented Mexican nationals, four adults and one juvenile.
Also located in the vehicle were approximately 250 lbs of packaged marijuana bricks.
All subjects were arrested and the case was turned over to the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security for prosecution.