EDINBURG, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Edinburg Police arrested four suspects after finding them in a semi-truck filled with $13,000 worth of cocaine.
At 1 a.m. Edinburg Police were dispatched to Freddy Gonzalez and 28th Street in reference to suspicious activity. Upon arrival, officers encountered four individuals inside a white semi-trailer on the 1700 block of South 28th Street.
After investigating, officers discovered a package containing 163.91 grams of cocaine and determined that three of the four individuals were undocumented.
The individuals have been identified by police as Alberto Ramirez, 32, Karla Maribel Lopez-Portales, 28, Adan Polanco, 27, and Jorge Arguetay Argueta.
Ramirez was arrested and charged with smuggling of persons, a third-degree felony. His bond is set at $35,000. Lopez-Portales was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance, a second-degree felony. Her bond is set at $40,000.
Polanco faces one count of possession of a controlled substance, a second-degree felony. According to police, an arraignment is pending his release from the hospital. Argueta was released to U.S. Border Patrol.
ValleyCentral will update this story as more information becomes available.