May 9, 2011
SAN BENITO – A Cameron County family says they found out the hard way “what” federal officers are allowed to do. They say a drug task force took more than a million dollars worth of equipment from them – even without a warrant.
We’ve spent two months investigating what happened and trying to find out what grounds officers had to search and seize.
A knock on the door turned into a nightmare for Aurora Lopez. She claims undercover officers violated the law and her civil rights. “They said they had word that there was were drugs and money buried here at the house,” she explained.