Law enforcement planned the execution of a search and warrant with caution because it was learned that the suspects were heavily armed with high power rifles and hand guns, according to a press release from the Refugio County Sheriff’s Office.
The search warrant requested would be used to seize and recover illegal narcotics, U.S. currency and weapons which were in possession of some convicted felons at the residence, according to the press release.
Law enforcement executed the search warrant without any incident or injuries to personnel.
Authorities concluded the search and recovered illicit narcotics, including synthetic marihuana, a large sum of U.S. currency totaling $62,92 and $14,000.00 in un-cashed money orders and automatic weapons, including AR-15 assault rifles.
Assisting in the execution of the search and arrest warrant were San Patricio County Sheriff’s Department, K-9 Unit, city of Victoria Police Department, K-9 Units, Texas Department of Public Safety Narcotics Unit and Refugio County Emergency Medical Unit.
An affidavit was presented to Judge Emi Riemenschneider Justice of the Peace Precinct 2, which resulted in the search and arrest warrant for the residence and the suspected named below.
Arrested and charged were Roberto Guzman, 20; Eduardo Guzman, 19; and Maria Socorro Guzman, 51.
All were charged with engaging in organized criminal activity, possession of a controlled substance and money laundering.
Roberto and Eduardo also were charged with unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon.
All three were from Woodsboro.