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Media Contact: Mike Cox, 512-389-8046, mike.cox@tpwd.texas.gov

Assault, Drug Possession Charges filed against Suspect

AUSTIN—A male undocumented alien has been arrested and booked into the Starr County Jail on charges of possession of marijuana (approximately 700 pounds), a second-degree felony and aggravated assault of a peace officer (a Texas Parks & Wildlife Department Game Warden), a first-degree felony. The incident occurred around 10 p.m. Tuesday. U.S. Customs and Border Patrol Agents assisted. The game warden was not injured. The case remains under investigation at this time.


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