5 Charged in North Texas Drug Crimes Case

Five men who prosecutors have accused of belonging to a North Texas drug ring were arrested last month.

Cesar Ismael Hernandez, 40; Jose Adrian Escareno, Jr., 23; Cesar Hernandez, Jr., 20; Jesus Ernesto Hernandez, 38; and Steven Boris Wallace, 38, are accused of possessing a number of narcotics with a suspected intent to sell.

These men stand accused of intent to distribute over 100 kg or more of marijuana, 500 g or more of methamphetamine, and 500 g or more of cocaine. Conviction on the methamphetamine charges alone could result in 10 years incarceration and a $10 million fine, while the marijuana and cocaine charges could result in 5 to 40 years in prison and a $5 million penalty.

The penalties for drug possession and intent to distribute are severe in the state of Texas, and anyone accused of drug-related crimes needs to do everything they can to fight these charges. For a thorough and aggressive legal defense if you are facing drug crimes charges of any kind, contact an attorney at the Law Offices of Mark T. Lassiter today by callingĀ (214) 845-7007.


Two Dallas women arrested for cocaine possession

Two women from Dallas were arrested in Louisiana on Tuesday morning after it was found that they were transporting nearly 22 pounds of cocaine.

According to police, a 41-year-old woman and a 19-year-old woman along with an unidentified child were traveling on Interstate 20 when a deputy pulled their vehicle over just after 2:20 a.m.

The woman driving the car did not have her driver’s license with her, and she told the officer that she was traveling a long way in order to visit family. The women denied having drugs in the vehicle but allowed police to search the car. Law enforcement officials then found nearly 22 pounds of cocaine in the back of the vehicle.

If you or a loved one has been charged with a drug-related crime, contact the Dallas criminal defense lawyers of the Law Offices of Mark T. Lassiter by calling (214) 845-7007.



Drug raid results in 20 arrested in West Texas

A drug raid in West Texas has resulted in the arrest of 20 people that were allegedly connected to a drug ring.

The suspects were arrested in multiple cities including Midland, Snyder, Odessa, and Andrews. The suspects face charges of conspiracy to distribute cocaine and marijuana, money laundering and maintaining a home where marijuana was being cultivated in order to be distributed.

Nearly 60 pounds of marijuana was seized along with firearms and $45,000. Police are continuing to look for more suspects involved in the ring.

If your loved one has been arrested for drug possession, you need experienced representation on your side. Contact the Dallas drug crimes lawyers of the Law Office of Mark T. Lassiter by calling (214) 845-7007

Home raid results in large drug bust

During a home raid in Seguin on Thursday morning, police found tens of thousands of dollars worth of drugs.

According to officials, police uncovered assault rifles, pistols, 300 pounds of cocaine and nearly 300 pills of ecstasy. A 30-year-old resident and his mother were at home during the raid and they both claim they do not know where the items came from.

The 30-year-old man said that his older brother, who is currently in prison, may have left these items behind. He stated that he is upset that his brother would do that and hopes that police do not blame him or his mother for the drugs. The incident is currently still under investigation.

If you or a loved one has been charged of a drug crime that you did not commit, contact the Dallas drug crimes defense lawyers of the Law Office of Mark T. Lassiter by calling (214) 845-7007.

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