Brownsville police arrest wheelchair-bound man in drug case

      Salvador Gomez Mugshot

      An elderly, wheelchair-bound man is behind bars after being arrested in Brownsville cocaine and marijuana case.

      Brownsville police arrested 69-year-old Felipe Rocio and 41-year-old Salvador Gomez on drug charges Wednesday.

      Investigators told Action 4 News that officers arrived at 414 Linda Lane to execute a search warrant at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.

      Authorities found 1.26 pounds of marijuana inside the home.

      Police said Gomez was allegedly found trying to dispose of a baggie of cocaine.

      Rocio allegedly had several baggies of cocaine. Investigators reported finding more than an ounce of cocaine on Rocio and inside the house.

      The elderly, wheelchair-bound man appeared before a Brownsville municipal judge on Wednesday afternoon where he was issued $20,000 dollars in bonds.

      Gomez faced a judge on Thursday morning where he received $25,000 dollars in bonds.