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Feds Bust Starr County Drug Ring

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Posted: Jul 23, 2013 9:27 PM

Updated: Jul 23, 2013 11:48 PM

RIO GRANDE CITY - Federal agents arrested 12 people in a major drug conspiracy in Starr County, officials said.

Two of those suspects are Delfino Bazan, 44, and his wife Alejandrina Martinez, 43, of Rio Grande City. Bazan was arrested in Houston, officials said.

A yearlong investigation led to the arrests, officials said.

Agents said the drug ring distributed marijuana from Starr County to other regions in the United States.

Bazan and Martinez also face money laundering charges.

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