Texas Border Judge Sets $5k Bond on Politically Connected Mexican Woman Caught with Guns, Cash

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A Texas borderline justice appears to person acceptable a $5,000 enslaved connected a pistillate from Mexico who is facing wealth laundering charges. Authorities stopped the pistillate from trying to transverse to Mexico with $250,000 and 2 handguns.

Court records filed successful Webb region revealed that authorities booked 28-year-old Yeishi Moriya Villasenor connected August 23 into a section jail. At that time, Moriya went earlier section region magistrate Leticia Martinez who formally charged her with 1 number of wealth laundering and acceptable her enslaved astatine $5,000. Records besides revealed that Moriya was released connected August 25 aft a section bail bondsman posted her bond.

The lawsuit began connected Monday astatine the Juarez-Lincoln span successful the borderline metropolis of Laredo, Texas, erstwhile a pistillate driving a 2022 Volkswagen Jetta approached to participate Mexico, a connection from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) revealed.

A CBP serviceman sent the pistillate to a secondary inspection wherever authorities brought a constabulary canine that led them to respective bundles of cash, a 45 caliber handgun, and a 9mm handgun. According to CBP, the Webb County Sheriff’s Office filed authorities charges against Moriya and Homeland Security Investigations is besides investigating the case. It remains unclear if national authorities would beryllium charging the Moriya successful the future. According to the Laredo Morning Times, Moriya was going to person $3,000 to determination the wealth from Dallas to her location authorities of Michoacan.

The lawsuit sparked contention successful Mexico since Moriya is the girl of Artemio Moriya, the politician of the metropolis of Tacambaro, Michoacan, and a subordinate of the country’s ruling enactment MORENA. Numerous Facebook posts from Yeishi Moriya amusement her promoting her father’s governmental career.


The MORENA enactment was founded by Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) who has been antecedently quoted arsenic claiming that the warfare connected drugs is over. The Mexican president promotes a non-violent attack against cause cartels that led to the operation “abrazos nary balazos oregon hugs, not bullets.” This attack led to overmuch disapproval of AMLO and MORENA and accusations that the enactment is favoring definite transgression organizations.

On Friday evening, respective days aft Yeishi’s arrest, Artemio Moriya issued a video connection wherever helium confirmed the apprehension of his daughter. The person claimed that astatine the clip of the arrest, Yeishi was with her hubby and 2 children. After his daughter’s merchandise from jail, the household was going to question backmost on with the politician’s woman but helium mislaid connection with them and has not heard from them. The person did not marque immoderate statements astir the currency and weapons that US authorities seized from his daughter.


Ildefonso Ortiz is an award-winning writer with Breitbart Texas. He co-founded Breitbart Texas’ Cartel Chronicles task with Brandon Darby and elder Breitbart management. You tin travel him on Twitter and on Facebook. He tin beryllium contacted at [email protected]

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