The Premiere Website For Police News In Texas

          

 

HOME PAGE

 

ABOUT US

 
SUBSCRIBE HERE
 

BUSINESS DIRECTORY

 
ADVERTISNG HERE
 

AMBER ALERTS

 

EVENTS

 

CONTACT US

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

EMPLOYMENT

 

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT
2013

 

WE GET LETTERS

 

VISIT OUR SUBSCRIBERS

 

HELPFUL LINKS

 
TEXAS MOST WANTED
 

PHOTO GALLERY

 

RECORDED 
INTERVIEWS

 

ARCHIVES

 

POLICE TO CITIZEN

 

RECOMMENDED
READING

 

SOUND-OFF

 

YOUR WEATHER


 

Texas man jailed with 700 pounds of marijuana worth $1 million
Breaux Bridge, La.
   
 
More Today's News:
ߦ   EMPLOYMENT - Law Enforcement Positions
ߦ   BACODA Guest Editorial
ߦ   Charges filed in case of stolen bronze statue
ߦ   Conroe Police Investigating Double Shooting
ߦ   Crime Prevention Month - Protect your Home and Family
ߦ   Dickinson Police Bike Patrol Holds Bicycle Helmet Giveaway [PHOTO]
ߦ   East Texans Charged in Red River Army Depot Conspiracy
ߦ   FBI Seeking AK-47 Bandit For Robbiers In 4 States [PHOTOS]
ߦ   Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers - Residence Burglary
ߦ   Justice Department Releases New Technical Assistance on the Voting Rights of People with Disabilities
ߦ   La Marque Police Investigating Fatal Auto-Pedestrian
ߦ   League City Police Train In Combat Casualty Care [PHOTO]
ߦ   Man floats 31 hours in the Gulf before dramatic rescue
ߦ   Patrol Report October 1, 2014 - Corpus Christi Police Dept
ߦ   Police Find Young Man, Need Help Identifying Him
ߦ   Stealthgenie Mobile Device Spyware Application
ߦ   Cop Shoots, Kills Man Near Baybrook Mall
ߦ   MOST WANTED - Galveston County Sheriff [Updated Oct 1]
ߦ   MOST WANTED - Harris County Sheriffs Office (Updated Sept 19)
ߦ   MOST WANTED - Texas City Police Department [Updated Sept 9]
ߦ   APD to receive teddy bears from the Austin Junior Forum Teddy Bear Program
ߦ   Aransas Pass Police Dept. - Police Activity Report
ߦ   Board of Health Recognizes Longtime Public Servant [PHOTO]
ߦ   Body of Former Splendora Woman Found
ߦ   Brazoria Sheriff's Deputies Searching For Man In Fatal Shooting
ߦ   California governor signs ‘yes means yes’ campus sexual assault bill
ߦ   Chief’s Weekly Update - Lewisville Police Department
ߦ   Department of Justice Launches National Violence Reduction Network
ߦ   Deputies Investigating Kidnapping, Shooting Near Tomball [WATCH]
ߦ   Friendswood Police Activity Report
ߦ   Galveston Moves To Pay By The Plate
ߦ   League City council takes step to ensure safety of animals and enforcing laws against offenders
ߦ   Lytle Police Weekly Report
ߦ   Man runs from police, runs into gas station instead
ߦ   Man Stole Coffin To Pull Prank on Family
ߦ   Meet Lucca, the K-9 Hero Who Risked Her Life to Save 14 Men
ߦ   Neighborhood Meetings Set in Galveston Council District 5
ߦ   Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps arrested for DUI
ߦ   Public Safety Services at Festivals Cost Austin $4.25M
ߦ   Release Ordered of Man Convicted in Trooper Death
ߦ   Security guard shot, killed during robbery
ߦ   Sheriff Seeks Missing Special Needs Tomball Man - PHTO
ߦ   Texas ‘Black Widow’ Killer Found Guilty of Murder
ߦ   Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission
ߦ   The Importance of Filing Complaints Against Tow Truck Operators
ߦ   Well-respected Ottawa cop takes own life in police headquarters
ߦ   Galveston County Judge In Hot Water In Ohio
ߦ   Evidence links suspect in Hannah Graham abduction to '09 case
ߦ   Houston Doctor Gets 10 Years Prison In Poisoning Case [WATCH]
ߦ   Pair Jailed In Santa Fe Water Well Brawl
ߦ   MOST WANTED - Texas Department of Public Safety
ߦ   Aransas Pass Police - 24 Hour Activity Report
ߦ   Baytown Man Dies After Being Tased By Chambers Deputy
ߦ   Charges expected in Oklahoma workplace beheading
ߦ   Convenience Store Clerk Helped Organize Armed Robbery

   Next >>
 
Search Archives:
Aug 14, 2013

BREAUX BRIDGE, Louisiana -- A who claimed to be from Texas was jailed after Louisiana State Police seized nearly 700 pounds of marijuana in a traffic stop on Interstate 10 east of Breaux Bridge.
 
A trooper stopped 38-year old Pedro Matamoros about 5:30 a.m. for a traffic violation and received permission to search the van and subsequently found 691.6 pounds of marijuana. Investigators say the weed was bound for a location in Louisiana and was worth about $1 million.
 
Authorities arrested Matamoros who gave a Brownsville, Texas address, on a charge of driving in the wrong lane of traffic and possession with intent to distribute marijuana.

He is being held in the St. Martin Parish Jail.

Post a comment Name/Nickname:
(required)
Email Address: (must be a valid address)
(will not be published or shared)
Comments: (plain text only)
Printer Friendly Format  Printer Friendly Format    Send to a Friend  Send to a Friend    RSS Feed  RSS Feed
  Share   Share link on Twitter Tweet   Shared 1 times
© 1999-2014 The Police News. All rights reserved.