Three People Facing Drug Trafficking Charges

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

KERMIT - Three people facing federal charges for trafficking meth.

The arrest was made in Kermit on Tuesday.

DEA and FBI agents arrested Andres Palomarez, Manuel Salcido and Ashley Marquez.

According to investigators, they were selling methamphetamines on both sides on the Texas-New Mexico border.

All three suspects made their first appearance in federal court on Wednesday morning.

The bust is the result of a month's long undercover operation and more arrests could be coming.