Marijuana by mail scheme foiled in Harlingen

Alejandro Zuniga

Harlingen police have busted up an alleged marijuana by mail scheme with the arrests of four men from Hidalgo County.

Invsetigators told Action 4 News that drug officers the the four men had tried to use a shipping service to send 11 pounds of marijuana in a package.

Harlingen police identified the suspsects as:

  • Juan Garcia, 29
  • Alejandro Zuniga, 30
  • Evelio Rios Garcia, 34
  • Juan M. Quiroz, 35

Authorities said Garcia, Zuniga and Rios Garcia are from Elisa while Quiroz is from neighoring La Blanca.

The four remain in custody under bonds ranging from $8,000 to $10,000 dollars.

Action 4 News will have a complete report tonight at 10 p.m.