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Aug 2, 2014 4:43 PM

Laredo City Councilman Arrested on Drug Charges

LAREDO - A Laredo city councilman is released from jail after posting bond, hours after he surrendered himself to police on a felony drug charge.

Jorge Vera was charged in Webb County with felony possession of a controlled substance and also filing a false police report.

Investigators say Vera was held earlier this week after they found in his truck.
They found the drugs after they were investigating the report of someone selling drugs outside a bar.

An off-duty border patrol officer told authorities he offered her and her friends cocaine.

After posting bond, Vera denies any involvement.

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