More new information from hearings connected to recent drug raids, one granted bond

More new information from hearings connected to recent drug raids, one granted bond

MIDLAND, TX (KWES) - More new information about several people accused of being connected to recent drug raids in Midland and Odessa.

Wednesday afternoon defendants from both operations faced a judge, only one person was granted a bond.
In operation Glittery Bow Tie, Derrick Price and Zandra Beshaw are both charged with manufacturing, delivery and possession with intent to distribute controlled substances.

Price asked for both the hearing and plea to be waived. A hearing is now scheduled for next week.

Beshaw pleaded not guilty. Magistrate Judge Counts said circumstances were fashioned to let Beshaw out on a $10,000 bond. Beshaw was given a list of conditions including wearing a monitor, not having contact with anyone else involved in any of the cases involving these operations, and given a curfew. Judge Counts ordered Beshaw to find a job after her current job at a bar was declared unacceptable.

In operation Buying Pebbles, Roy Rodriguez, Renato Paz, Paul Rodriguez and Ryan Frausto are charged with conspiracy to posses with intent to distribute cocaine.

Renato Paz is in the U.S. with a student visa from Brazil.

FBI Special Agent Dominic Coppo testified. Coppo said he heard Paz dealing and making transactions with Ruben Rodriguez. Rodriguez is facing the same charge and has a detention hearing next week.

Agent Coppo said at the time of the arrest approximately one ounce of cocaine, about four small bags of marijuana, $700 in cash and several firearms were seized.

Magistrate Judge Counts denied Paz a bond, called Paz too much of a flight risk and he will stay in custody.

Paul Rodriguez filed a notice of appearance but did not make a formal plea.

Ryan Frausto waived the detention hearing and pleaded not guilty

Roy Rodriguez did not have an attorney and asked for one to be appointed.. 
Rodriguez's hearing is scheduled for later this week.

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