Sheriff’s narcotic’s unit raids meth house

Atascosa County Sheriff David Soward stated his department’s narcotic’s unit recently culminated an investigation into methamphetamine dealing from a residence in the 1200 block of Cedar Street in Jourdanton. Sheriff Soward stated his investigators were assisted by Jourdanton Police during the investigation.

Shortly before 6:00 p.m. Friday, a team of officers led by the Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Unit (S.O.U.) executed a search warrant issued by Justice of the Peace Orlando Carrasco at the residence. Investigators from the sheriff’s office and Jourdanton PD seized approximately 14 grams of Methamphetamine. Sheriff Soward stated the drug had a street value of $2,800. Officers also seized $500 in cash expected as being proceeds from drug sales, according to the Sheriff. Sheriff Soward along with Jourdanton Police Chief Eric Kaiser stated they were please with the investigation and the interagency cooperation between the officers from the two departments. Arrested and booked into the Atascosa County Jail was Jose Munoz Jr., 35 of Jourdanton. Munoz was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver over 4 grams, to wit: Methamphetamine.

Bond on Munoz was set at $150,000 by Judge Carrasco.

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