Three Men Arrested in Sunday Night Drug Bust Following Sting Operation
CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) -
Three men were arrested Sunday night after a major drug bust in the 4400 block of Bluefield, where police confiscated 55 pounds of marijuana and 38 grams of cocaine.
Corpus Christi police said they had been working on the sting operation for the last three months with the help of the Department of Public Safety.
It was around 10 p.m. when police spotted three men transferring 45 pounds of marijuana to another vehicle. The three men, 29-year old Miguel Roman, 36-year old Juan Vera and 30-year old Sergio Gonzalez, were all arrested.
Police conducted a search of Roman's nearby home, where they found an additional 10 pounds of marijuana as well as cocaine. The street value of the marijuana alone is said to be over $27,000.
All three men are currently in the Nueces County Jail facing various drug charges.