Refugio County Sheriff Deputies arrest two for Smuggling of Weapons

The weapons were being transported from Houston to Brownsville

REFUGIO COUNTY, Texas – On Wednesday night, Refugio County Sheriff’s Office Deputies stopped a truck on US Highway 77, across from the weigh station. After investigation, deputies discovered the truck was towing an H3 Hummer vehicle on a flatbed trailer.

Deputies then found that the male driver and female passenger had firearms concealed under the seat of the Hummer. The subjects were transporting the firearms from Houston to Brownsville. Deputies seized the firearms and vehicles before arresting and charging both suspects with Smuggling of Weapons. This is a third degree felony.

The RCSO contacted the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) to see if they wish to pursue this case in federal court.

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