HARLINGEN — Two men have been arrested in connection to the sale and purchase of illegal narcotics, police said.
After conducting surveillance on a home located in the 500 block of Lozano Street, investigators observed a suspicious silver pick up truck leaving the residence and requested assistance.
With assistance from the Cameron County Sheriff’s Office, the truck was stopped at the intersection of FM 511 and Old Alice Road.
The driver, Alfonso Salazar, 24, of Los Fresnos, allowed officers to search the vehicle. During the search, officers found and recovered 2.55 pounds of cocaine. Salazar was arrested.
While executing a search warrant for the home on Lozano Street, officers found money, two handguns and items associated with illegal drug sales. Harlingen resident David Anthony Williams, 33, was arrested.
Salazar was arraigned on a first degree felony charge of possession of a controlled substance, with bond set at $75,000.
Williams was arraigned on first degree felony charge of manufacturing/delivery of a controlled substance, with bond set at $100,000.