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  1. No Charges Filed So Far in May 31 Falfurrias 8-Liner RaidRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | KIII

    The Brooks County District Attorney says no State charges have been filed in connection with the 8-liner raid in Falfurrias back on May 31. The raid shut down 14 game rooms in that city as local, state and even federal agencies got involved. District Attorney Carlos Garcia said officials are still looking at all the evidence and trying to figure out what State and federal charges are going to be filed and who will have to answer for those alleged crimes.

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  2. DPS seizes more than $600K in currencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | KGNS-TV Laredo

    The Texas Department of Public Safety on June 21 seized more than $680,000 in cash during a traffic stop on U.S. Highway 281 south of Falfurrias in Brooks County. At approximately 3:20 p.m., a DPS trooper stopped a Nissan Note traveling southbound on U.S. Highway 281 for a traffic violation.

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  3. Jackpot: Texas DPS troopers seize more than $600,000 in cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Texas Department of Public Safety on June 21 seized more than $680,000 in cash during a traffic stop on U.S. Highway 281 south of Falfurrias At approximately 3:20 p.m., a DPS trooper stopped a Nissan Note traveling southbound on U.S. Highway 281 for a traffic violation. During the traffic stop, the trooper discovered 39 bundles of U.S. currency totaling $680,319, which was concealed in a false compartment.

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  4. DPS seizes $680,000 During Traffic Stop on US 281Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | MyHighPlains.com

    A DPS traffic stop on June 21 led to the seizure of more than $680,000 in cash on U.S. Highway 281 south of Falfurrias in Brooks County. At approximately 3:20 p.m., a DPS trooper stopped a Nissan Note traveling southbound on U.S. Highway 281 for a traffic violation.

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  5. Obama Administration Released 156 Criminal Aliens TWICE Instead Of Deporting ThemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | The Daily Caller

    Two men are taken into custody by the U.S. Border Patrol near Falfurrias, Texas March 29, 2013. Brooks County has become an epicentre for illegal immigrant deaths in Texas. 1 comment

  6. Local and state briefs: South Texas officer accused of human smugglingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Chron

    A South Texas police officer has resigned and faces a human smuggling charge after being stopped at a border checkpoint with two women allegedly in the U.S. illegally. Prosecutors say the officer was off-duty Friday and in a northbound car with two women at the Falfurrias checkpoint.

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  7. McAllen police officer resigns, accused of human smugglingRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 16 | KXXV-TV Waco

    A South Texas police officer has resigned and faces a human smuggling charge after being stopped at a border checkpoint with two women allegedly in the U.S. illegally. Prosecutors say the officer was off-duty Friday and in a northbound car with two women at the Falfurrias checkpoint.

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  8. Police Officer Detained at CheckpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | KRGV

    A McAllen Police Officer was detained by U.S. Border Patrol agents at the Falfurrias check point Friday. She is being investigated for suspicion of transporting two illegal crossers.

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  9. U.S. Customs helicopter hit by gunfire along Mexican borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | New York Daily News

    ... d Border Protection helicopter transports fellow detained immigrants to a processing center on July 22, 2014 near Falfurrias, Texas. 2 comments

  10. Agents from Office of Air and Marine, Border Patrol rescue immigrant in Rio Grande ValleyRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 4 | PressReleasePoint

    On Wednesday, the Office of Air and Marine and U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector teamed up to rescue an undocumented immigrant who was injured and lost in the brush. The rescue occurred after the Brooks County Sheriff's Office contacted the Falfurrias Checkpoint regarding a 9-1-1 call received from a subject in distress.

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  11. District Attorney's office discusses game-room raid in FalfurriasRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 2 | Alice24-7.com

    ... Crimes and Narcotics Task Force to discuss the ongoing concerns with the operations of the game rooms in Falfurrias. The investigation and eventual prosecution of the game rooms was going to be a huge undertaking as some had become firmly rooted in ...

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  12. 3,500 Pounds of Marijuana Found in Semi-TruckRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | KRGV

    A box of lettuce proved to be suspicious to Border Patrol agents, at the Falfurrias station. Agents seized thousands of pounds of marijuana.

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  13. Border Patrol seizes marijuana in South Texas lettuce truckRead the original story

    Monday Jun 1 | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... carrying lettuce. The marijuana was detected by a drug detection dog during an inspection by authorities from the Falfurrias patrol station.

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  14. 8-Liners Taken from Falfurrias Game Room LocationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 1 | KIII

    Several local and federal agencies moved in on game rooms in Falfurrias on Sunday, removing all of their gambling machines and shutting down their operations. This is part of an ongoing investigation after the game rooms were giving out thousands of dollars. 3 comments

  15. Authorities Raid 8-Liners in FalfurriasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 1 | KRGV

    CHANNEL 5 NEWS reached out to the Drug Enforcement Agency in Houston. Department of Justice spokeswoman Angela Dodge said law enforcement executed multiple search warrants in the Falfurrias area.

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  16. Border Patrol agents remove marijuana hidden in lettuce shipment.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 31 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    Border Patrol agents seized 3,579 pounds of marijuana hidden in a shipment of lettuce that was passing through the Falfurrias checkpoint this past weekend. The 150 bundles of marijuana were inside the boxes of produce.

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  17. Authorities Crack Down on Underground Casinos in South TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 1 | Breitbart.com

    ... which as the name implies targeted the many gaming establishment that in the previous months have popped up along Falfurrias main business avenue creating a literal gaming strip. Watch exclusive video of the raid here . Officials with the Texas ...

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  18. Officers raid eight-liner game rooms in FalfurriasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 31 | MySanAntonio.com

    This is one of the 14 eight-liner establishments in Falfurrias that were raided by federal, state and local on Sunday, May 31, 2015. The U.S. Attorney's Office indicated the investigation involves various crimes.

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  19. Authorities raid several game rooms in FalfurriasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    It has been a full week after the flooding in Wimberley and most of the roads are open again. Bart Bedsole took a look at what's left of the home where the three Corpus Christi families were staying.

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  20. Falfurrias Lieutenant Put On Administrative LeaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 30 | KIII

    Former Brooks County Sheriff and current Falfurrias police lieutenant Baldemar Lozano has been placed on administrative leave by the Chief of Falfurrias Police after a fellow female police officer accused him of sexual harassment.

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