Raid nets drugs, rifles, arrests in Edinburg

A narcotics raid netted Edinburg police cocaine, Xanax and several rifles Friday morning, according to a news release.

A vehicle was also among the items seized at a property located in the 4500 block of West Rogers Road around 9:47 a.m. Friday, the release stated. Edinburg police spokesman Jesse Moreno did not return calls seeking additional information.

“… An undetermined amount of cocaine, several rifles, handguns, two Xanax pills and a vehicle were seized,” the release also read, further indicating that criminal charges “will be pending upon the completion of this investigation.”

On Saturday, three suspects arrested in the case were arraigned on multiple charges. Gabrielle Nicole Nino was charged with possession of marijuana and given a $5,000 bond by Edinburg Municipal Court Judge Toribio Palacios. Her brother, Juan Laurensio Morales, was charged with manufacturing and delivering cocaine, and his bond was set at $50,000.

Their father, Juan Laurenzo Morales, remained in the hospital for unspecified reasons before his arraignment Saturday morning. He was charged with tampering with physical evidence, manufacturing and delivering a conrolled susbtance and possession of a controlled substance. His bonds were set at $25,000, $50,000 and $5,000, respectively.