Georgia drug trafficking suspect may be in Port Isabel, Edinburg

Raul Eduardo Prado // Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office Photo

Authorities are looking for a drug trafficking suspect who skipped out on his trial in Georgia and may be headed to Port Isabel or Edinburg.

Investigators told Action 4 News that Raul Eduardo Prado was supposed to go to trial in Lawrenceville, Georgia on Wednesday.

Prado skipped his drug trafficking trial and is now considered a fugitive by the Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office in Georgia.

Authorities believe that the 56-year-old suspect may be in his 2007 Hummer H2 with Florida license plates AJR3K.

Investigators said Prado owns a home in Port Isabel and a ranch outside Edinburg.

Authorities believe Prado is headed to Texas to look for a witness in his trial.

According to an alert, Prado is to be considered armed and damgerous.

Anyone with information about Prado's whereabouts is asked to call their local law enforcement officials.