Pro 8 Exclusive: Crimestoppers tip leads to steroid bust, arrest
Oct 30, 2009
Oct 30, 2009
Pro 8 News is there as the Webb county sheriff's departments in conjunction with I.C.E. raid two homes in west Laredo. They had been conducting surveillance for several weeks on the homes and today they hit the jackpot. Our Noraida Negron has more in the story you will only see here on 8! The incident occurred in the two thousand block of Camp Street. There, sheriff's deputies with the narcotics team found an unusual controlled substance. After intensive investigation deputies found several doses of steroids. Some of the doses were in syringes others were still in bottles. Agents also found surveillance cameras along the side of one house. At the home next door deputies were able to find a rifle and ammunition. One man was arrested in this case 39-year-old Eduardo Cardenas. Deputies say they acted on a Crimestoppers tip. “ They do take the tips seriously. Sheriff martin Cuellar encourages the community to call." Sheriff’s office spokesperson Maru de la Paz told Pro 8 News. The sheriff's department wants to remind the public that all calls remain anonymous. You can be eligible for a reward of up to one thousand dollars if information leads to an arrest.