8 liner raid connected to Tuesday's drug sting - KSWO 7News | Breaking News, Weather and Sports

8 liner raid connected to Tuesday's drug sting

AMARILLO- The Drug Enforcement Administration confirmed Wednesday that an eight-liner slot machine bust in Amarillo on Tuesday night is connected to Tuesday's drug sting.

Thirteen individuals were arrested Tuesday in connection with a major drug trafficking ring in Amarillo. A two year investigation by the DEA, FBI, and local authorities led to the arrests.

NewsChannel 10 got exclusive video of authorities confiscating several slot machines from a building on Adams Street in between 7th Street and 8th last night. Potter County Attorney Scott Brumley says slot machines and an undisclosed amount of cash were confiscated.

Brumley says several of the suspects arrested on drug charges in Amarillo and Dalhart Tuesday will likely face gambling charges in the coming days.

All 12 men and one female remain in custody in the Randall County Jail.

Arrested were:

36 year-old Omar Mendoza

36 year-old Sammy Augustin Galan

33 year-old Miguel Carrasco

36 year-old Conrad Nava

37 year-old Bobby Holman

32 year-old Floyd Teafatiller

34 year-old Jessie Herrera

35 year-old Joey Nicholas Vallejo

23 year-old Traci Michelle Ramos

35 year-old Curtis Gonzales

43 year-old Shannon Drell Harris

40 year-old Arcel Vega Martinez

22 year-old Thiraphong Vongprachanh

  • Local NewsNewsMore>>

  • Angry teens swarm into Florida Capitol; demand new gun laws

    Angry teens swarm into Florida Capitol; demand new gun laws

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:43 AM EST2018-02-21 06:43:29 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:18 PM EST2018-02-22 03:18:04 GMT

    Students who survived the Florida school shooting are preparing to flood the Capitol pushing to ban the assault-style rifle used to kill 17 people, vowing to make changes in the November election if they can't...

    Students who survived the Florida school shooting are preparing to flood the Capitol pushing to ban the assault-style rifle used to kill 17 people, vowing to make changes in the November election if they can't persuade lawmakers to change law now.

  • Gasser outduels Anderson for gold in women's Big Air

    Gasser outduels Anderson for gold in women's Big Air

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 9:34 PM EST2018-02-22 02:34:18 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:17 PM EST2018-02-22 03:17:28 GMT

    Anna Gasser edged two-time gold medalist Jamie Anderson in a thrilling final to earn gold in the Olympic debut of women's Big Air snowboarding.

    Anna Gasser edged two-time gold medalist Jamie Anderson in a thrilling final to earn gold in the Olympic debut of women's Big Air snowboarding.

  • The Latest: Vonn leads Olympic women's Alpine combined

    The Latest: Vonn leads Olympic women's Alpine combined

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:35 PM EST2018-02-22 01:35:29 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:17 PM EST2018-02-22 03:17:23 GMT

    Russian state TV reports that curler Alexander Krushelnitsky will give back his Olympic bronze medal after failing a drug test at the Pyeongchang Winter Games.

    Russian state TV reports that curler Alexander Krushelnitsky will give back his Olympic bronze medal after failing a drug test at the Pyeongchang Winter Games.

Powered by Frankly