Update: One Stop Tire shops on North Laurent and Houston highway were raided Friday. Assets and bank accounts from both businesses have been seized.
Friday afternoon about 2:30pm, officers and deputies from several Crossroads law enforcement agencies coordinated a multi-agency raid on several Victoria businesses and homes.
Chief Deputy Roy Body with the Victoria Sheriff’s Office said, ”We busted a criminal organization with transnational ties.” The transnational ties are to an as yet to be identified Mexican cartel. 60 officers from VCSO, Calhoun County SO, Bay City PD and Homeland Security fanned out across Victoria to take down the illegal operation.
Arrests were made at two businesses and 2 residences. No word on the total number of arrests. A source close to the investigation said, “We arrested the right guys.Today’s arrests will send shock waves from Victoria to Houston and other major metro areas.”
This is an ongoing investigation our Tristen Land is on the story.