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Veteran officer involved in drug trafficking busted in Texas

A veteran police officer in South Texas suspected of being involved in drug trafficking was recently arrested by Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents, the San Antonio Express-News reported on July 18.

According to reports, the U.S. attorney’s office confirmed that Hector Mendez was arrested on July 17, and a drug-related charge has been filed against him. Mendez has been serving the South Texas Police as a Mission police officer for 17 years. In 2014, there were two other Mission law enforcement officers sentenced to lengthy prison terms after they were both found guilty of drug trafficking charges.

If you are facing a drug-related charges, it is critical that you quickly enlist the help of an experienced criminal defense attorney who can begin working to protect your rights and interests. Get in touch with the legal team of Alexander & Associates in Lewisville today by calling (972) 420-6560 to begin building a comprehensive defense that challenges every aspect of the case against you.

Wiz Khalifa’s pot possession charge reduced in El Paso

Rap artist Cameron Thomaz, better known to the public as Wiz Khalifa, recently got his marijuana possession charges in El Paso reduced, ABC 7 reported on June 15.

The charge filed against the 27-year-old rapper has been reduced after he pleaded guilty to possessing 0.5 grams of marijuana when he was at the El Paso International Airport after a concert on May 25 of last year. Wiz was reportedly taken into custody by airport officers after suspected marijuana was found on his possession. As part of his guilty plea, the rapper was charged with a Class C misdemeanor and was also ordered to settle a fine of $500.

The legal team of Alexander & Associates represents Lewisville individuals who have been charged with drug-related crimes. If this happens to you, we may work tirelessly on your behalf for the reduction or altogether elimination of the charges brought against you. Get in touch with us today by calling (972) 420-6560 to begin building your case.