Crime Central

Jan 16, 2014 6:20 PM

Drug Raid in Kingsville Results in Arrests of Father and Son

KINGSVILLE - SWAT officers with the Kingsville Police Department were called in to help carry out a search warrant at a home on W. Nettie Drive this morning.

According to police, 40-year-old Jose Benavides III is charged with the possession of 2.85 ounces of synthetic marijuana, 30 grams of marijuana,
and scales used for weighing drugs. He's also facing a charge of child endangerment because his 2-year-old daughter was living in the home.

His father, Jose Benavides II Sr, also known as ‘Jo Jo', is facing a felony charge of possession of marijuana near a school. According to police, they found 11 ounces of marijuana in the father's bathroom.


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