Drugs and firearms found in Laredo home, Webb County Sheriff’s Office says

Published: Sep. 18, 2023 at 12:03 PM CDT
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LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - A man is facing charges after authorities searched a home in Laredo and found drugs and firearms.

The Webb County Sheriff’s Office arrested Rafael Cortez and charged him with possession of a controlled substance.

The arrest happened on Friday, Sept. 15 after the sheriff’s office narcotics unit searched a home at the 1100 block of Quail Hollow.

During their search, deputies found 146.5 grams of cocaine, 0.42 ounces of marijuana, a Clonazepam pill, along with a .22 caliber revolver, a 9mm handgun, a shotgun and a .22 caliber rifle.

Sheriff Martin Cuellar encourages the community to call (956)415-BUST (2878) if they see any illegal activity.

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