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Police take down alleged Floresville drug dealer

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Wilson County News
April 15, 2012, 8:25am
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FLORESVILLE -- Marcus Jay Hernandez, 24, of Floresville is being held in the Wilson County Jail, where he awaits an appearance before a magistrate judge. Hernandez, who was arrested at approximately midnight April 15 in his home on Longbranch Drive here, is being held on various narcotics charges.

Four officers from the Floresville Police Department executed a search warrant at the home after receiving numerous tips that Hernandez was selling drugs. Inside the home, police found items including a .40 caliber handgun, cash, 28.7 grams of Xanax, 4.635 ounces of marijuana, and a small amount of methamphetamine.

For more, read the April 18 print edition of the Wilson County News.

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Rabble Rouser Extraordinaire  
Adkins, TX  
April 17, 2012 9:56am
A firearm violation [with drugs] is a big-time felony! Too bad the judicial system in Flo, will let him go! Just Sayin'

Flo-Town Friend  
April 16, 2012 12:53pm
It may start with the parents but is not always the case in every situation with drugs. I was rasised by 2 of the best parents who watched me like a hawk and it only fueled my fire. I don't disagree with you, the parenting has ... More ›

Patriots needed  
La Vernia  
April 16, 2012 11:22am
And thanks to the WCN for getting the info out there as soon as you did! Good job, Mr. Gibbs!

Patriots needed  
La Vernia  
April 16, 2012 11:19am
Good job by all the officers that brought this down. Quite an achievement by all of them to bring this to justice and a hearty "thank you" to the foks that turned in the illegal operation!!

John Doe  
Floresville, TX  
April 16, 2012 9:33am
Great job to all officers involved. I'm with you Sumthin to say, it all starts with parenting. Again great job and keep up the good work.

Rock'n chair Rambler  
Over Taxed, TX  
April 16, 2012 8:43am
"28.7 grams of Xanax". That's 14,350 2mg tablets..... There must be a lot of "anxiety" down in ol' Flo town.

Sumthin to say  
Wilson County  
April 15, 2012 11:29pm
Great job to the Floresville officers involved and the dept. in general.

Sumthin to say  
Wilson County  
April 15, 2012 11:27pm
I agree with you, STG, but will add that if parents did better parenting, it would make it harder for the drug dealers to ruin the lives of our children and youth. It starts with the character of our youth, strong or weak, that ... More ›

Small Town Girl  
April 15, 2012 8:42pm
Keep up the good work, Officers. More citizens need to turn these bad people in, men and women are dealing in drugs. I heard recently that a young man in this town died of a drug overdose. How sad! The drug dealers in this ... More ›

Alfred Ochoa  
san antonio, TX  
April 15, 2012 1:41pm
Congraulations officers, great job..this is only the tip of the iceberg...there a lot more out there

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