Investigators: Nearly $300K worth of drugs found in home

Published On: Feb 25 2013 12:55:47 PM CST
Updated On: Feb 25 2013 01:05:01 PM CST

PORTER, Texas -

Five men were arrested after nearly $300,000 worth of drugs were found in a home in Porter, officials said.

Deputies in the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office Special Investigations Unit worked with the Houston Police Department Narcotics team and the Houston DEA to search a home in the 23600 block of Laura Lane on Friday.

Authorities said five people were arrested in the drug raid. Aroldo David Aguilar, 67, of McAllen; Angel Luis Vasquez, 37, of McAllen; Rolando Gutierrez, 45, of Brownsville; Jose Domingo Vazquez, 40, of Donna; and Lauro Grimaldo Rincon, 69, of Mercedes, were all charged with aggravated possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance.

Authorities said they seized 10 kilograms of cocaine and other items used in illegal substance trafficking.

The estimated wholesale value of the drugs is $28,500 per kilogram, bringing the total estimated worth to $285,000.

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