Poteet cops arrest two for drug possession




Small bags of marijuana were found in a traffic stop in Poteet.

Small bags of marijuana were found in a traffic stop in Poteet.

After a vehicle failed to stop at Avenue H and Fourth Street in Poteet, officers detected an alleged odor of marijuana. Jesse Daniel Perez, 21, was arrested for possession of marijuana after admitting to have the substance in his possesion. Found were 2.51 ounces of marijuana in the seat of the vehicle. K-9 officer Nikko assisted in detecting the drugs.

Another arrest was made after officers were investigating a stolen merchandise incident. James Andrew Martinez was being questioned and was found to have an outstanding warrant. During the search, a small bag of crystal methamphetamine was allegedly found on the suspect.

He was arrested for possession of a controlled substance.

Officers Wilson Butler, Gabe Bautista, Sgt. Luis Farias, “Nikko” and Detective F. Leal all assisted with the arrests.

“We will continue to be agressive and work to get these drugs off the street,” said Sgt. Farias.


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