3 arrested in drug trafficking case in Fort Bend County

Published On: Apr 09 2013 03:01:24 PM CDT
Updated On: Apr 09 2013 03:45:31 PM CDT
3 arrested in drug trafficking

From left to right, Dolores Santos, Joey Adame and Brandon Galarza were arrested following an investigation targeting illegal crack cocaine and marijuana trafficking in Fort Bend County.

RICHMOND, Texas -

Deputies say three Richmond residents have been arrested following an investigation targeting illegal crack cocaine and marijuana trafficking in Fort Bend County.

The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office said during the early morning hours of April 5, agents of the county's Narcotics Task Force and the Fort Bend Regional SWAT Team executed a search warrant at a home in the 1100 block of Jerry Street.

Agents conducted a search of the home and located marijuana, crack cocaine, powder cocaine and drug contraband indicative of manufacturing, packaging and distributing crack cocaine and marijuana, said deputies.

Authorities said a firearm also was seized at the residence.

The three suspects arrested were 35-year-old Joey Adame, his 36-year-old girlfriend, Dolores Santos, and her 18-year-old son, Brandon Galarza, said deputies.

FBCSO said Adame is charged with manufacturing delivery of a controlled substance, a first degree felony, possession of marijuana, possession of a firearm by a felon, and manufacturing delivery of a controlled substance, a third degree felony.

Santos is charged with manufacturing delivery of a controlled substance and possession of marijuana, said deputies.

Galarza is charged with possession of marijuana. Deputies said all charges were in a drug free zone.

All three remain in the Fort Bend County Jail. FBCSO said Adame is under a $215,000 bond, while Santos and Galarza have bonds of $80,000 and $50,000, respectively.

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