A joint investigation by the Narcotics Unit of the Atascosa County and Bexar County Sheriff’s Offices led to the arrest of a mother and son on the morning of Friday, May 8 in the Shalimar Subdivision north of Poteet. The residence has been under investigation by ACSO investigators for three months for suspected narcotics dealing.
According to Atascosa County Sheriff David Soward, investigators had been told that a variety of narcotics were allegedly being dealt from the residence and that the suspects were also allegedly trading drugs for stolen property and guns.
About 9 a.m. Friday, the ACSO Special Operations Unit executed the search warrant which had been issued by County Court-At- Law Judge Bob Brendel.
Atascosa and Bexar County deputies located and seized thousands of dollars worth of stolen property, $2,366 in cash and seven firearms along with quantities of methamphetamine, heroin, cocaine, acid, Xanax, and hydro marijuana.
Suspected stolen property included hundreds of dollars in silver coins, Japanese post war currency, seven guns, sports cards collections and numerous other items. DPS Highway Patrol also assisted in the operation.
Mary Jane Garcia, age 46, of Shalimar was charged with Possession of Heroin with Intent to Deliver, 4 to 200 grams and Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Deliver, 1 to 4 grams.
Martin Garcia Jr., age 23, of Shalimar was charged with Possession of Heroin with Intent to Deliver, 1 to 4 grams, Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Deliver, 1 to 4 grams, Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Deliver, 1 to 4 grams, Possession of Xanax with Intent to Deliver, under 28 grams, Possession of Acid under 20 units; Possession of Marijuana over 2 ounces less than 4 ounces, and Possession of a Prohibited Weapon.
Total bonds set for Mary Jane Garcia were $100,000 and for Martin Garcia Jr. were $198,000 by Justice of the Peace Pct. 1, Felix Herrera.