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Yoakum police seized 215.3 grams of cocaine and methamphetamine after executing a search warrant on Thursday morning.

Along with the seized drugs, three people were arrested at a home in the 400 block of Tucker Street where the warrant was executed, according to a Yoakum police news release.

They included two Yoakum residents, Vincente Rosales, 47, and Karen Beasley, 56, along with Jose Mora, 38, of Donna. All three were transported to the Lavaca County Jail, according to a news release from the Yoakum Police Department.

The warrant was executed about 6:30 a.m. with assistance from the Cuero Police Department and law enforcement officers from Wilson County and Goliad County.

Yoakum Chief of Police Karl Van Slooten could not immediately be reached for comment Thursday morning.

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April Salinas

This is false information there planting way more drugs then what was REALLY there!!!

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