A former airline employee at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport has been charged with drug trafficking after a federal drug smuggling investigation. The former employee is believed to be involved in a drug smuggling ring which included transporting fraudulent documents and illegal drugs.
A teenager involved in a drug ring was convicted and sentenced to six months to three years in a juvenile detention center. The teen's punishment has created a conversation about charges and penalties for teenagers involved in illegal drug activities.
A tip from the public allowed Texas police to execute a search warrant for the possession of illegal drugs. Two men in Lubbock were arrested after the police found illegal drugs and a large amount of money at their residence.
Charges of manufacturing illegal drugs have become more common in Texas today and a recent case represents the consequences individuals may face if they are found guilty or plead guilty to manufacturing illegal drugs. A Texas man was sentenced to 120 months in federal prison for manufacturing methamphetamine while children were present.
Possession and distribution of illegal drugs is a serious offense in Texas. A recent investigation into a drug trafficking ring shows the severe consequences associated with these crimes if individuals are convicted.