So-called "Godfather" arrested in Bell County raid
UPDATED: Friday, April 13, 2012 - 9:54am
The U.S. Marshals service led, Lone Start Fugitive Task Force wishes to announce the arrest of 65-year-old Reynaldo Rodriguez and 39-year-old Stephanie Rodriguez.
In the evening hours of Tuesday night, Bell County Organized Crime Unit, assisted by U.S. Marshals Lone Star Fugitive Task Force, Bell County Sheriff's Office and Belton police, arrested the pair on Orchard Lane in Bell County, Texas. The arrest stemmed from a lengthy narcotics investigation that resulted in the issuance of a search warrant.
During the execution of the warrant, law enforcement seized about 1/2 pound of methamphetamine, two fire arms and an undisclosed amount of money (precedes of drug sales) as well as recovering an enclosed trailer that was stolen from a church in Georgetown, Texas.
Commander Jerry Dugger reported that Renaldo Rodriguez also known as "godfather" was a target of their investigation for quite some time. Dugger also stated that godfather has allegedly supplied methamphetamine to the majority of the Bell County area.
They are held in Bell County Jail on a host of drug charges.