Suspects Arrested After Police Seize Half A Million Worth of Meth


ABILENE, TX – Three suspects are behind bars in Abilene after a months-long narcotics investigation by the Taylor County Narcotics Unit.

According to authorities, last Thursday agents seized more than 20 pounds of methamphetamine –– with an estimated value of $500,000 after executing a search warrant for the home of Patrick Damien Mendez.

Inside the home, agents seized five firearms, two vehicles, and approximately $26,000 in cash.

As a result, Mendez, Gerardo Silva, and Jaime Galvan were taken into custody. All three men are being held on federal charges at the Taylor County Jail.

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