CCPD takes down suspected weed dealers

Posted at 11:26 AM, Apr 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-18 12:26:41-04

Corpus Christi Police have wrapped up a month’s long investigation into drug dealing in the Flour Bluff area.

According to CCPD, Narcotics and Vice Division officers served a search warrant at a home on the 1200 block of Baywood Lane in Flour Bluff yesterday. 

Investigators say the search resulted in the seizure of nearly three pounds of hydroponic marijuana, one-and-a-half ounces of THC wax, approximately one ounce of THC oil and three-quarters of an ounce of THC edibles.

Three vehicles, $18,000 in cash, two semi-automatic handguns, a shotgun and a gun safe were also seized during the raid.

Police arrested 17-year-old Eli Copeland, 21-year-old Leslie Garcia and 34-year-old Amanda McKenzie  as a result of the raid.

Copeland and Garcia were both charged with manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance, while McKenzie was charged with possession of a controlled substance, police said.