FBI raids Hughes Spring home suspected of drug, gun trafficking

FBI raids Hughes Spring home suspected of drug, gun trafficking
The FBI conducted a raid near Hughes Springs early Wednesday morning.
The FBI conducted a raid near Hughes Springs early Wednesday morning.
The FBI conducted a raid near Hughes Springs early Wednesday morning.

At about 5:30 a.m., the FBI conducted a raid at a residence on County Road 2998 off of Highway 11, two miles east of Hughes Springs, according to Hughes Springs Police Chief Randy Kennedy. The raid involved about 100 federal agents, including drones, a chopper and ATVs.

According to local law enforcement, the operation was successful and no injuries were reported.

The operation was part of a FBI investigation into suspected gun and drug trafficking. Kennedy said the FBI have been investigating the location for several weeks.

It was reported that several arrests were made in connection to the raid. No identities have been released at this time.

The FBI has conducted a search warrant off of Hwy 11 this morning. I know it was scary for some of you and concerning...

Posted by Hughes Springs Police Department on Wednesday, September 19, 2018

According to Kennedy, there was also a secondary raid related to the investigation at a location in Daingerfield.

This is a developing story. KLTV will continue to provide updates as details become available.

The FBI conducted a raid near Hughes Springs early Wednesday morning.
The FBI conducted a raid near Hughes Springs early Wednesday morning.

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