A Baytown man has pleaded guilty to trafficking drugs through southeast Texas. 42-year
old Jose Quiroga served as a narcotics and bulk currency courier for a drug trafficking
organization. The organization was responsible for hauling cocaine from Houston to
Beaumont and into Louisiana and Mississippi. Quiorga was stopped in Beaumont in June of
last year. He was in possession of cocaine and more than $50,000 cash. Quiorga faces up
to life in prison.