5 local suspects, including 2 teens, arrested on multiple charges

Victoria Police Department, Victoria County Sheriff's Office, Crossroads HIDTA Taskforce worked together in this arrest

VICTORIA, Texas – On Tuesday, April 19, the Victoria Police Department Special Crimes Unit (SCU), conducted a drug and fugitive investigation at a residence in the 500 block of Meyer. Consequently, VPD’s SCU, with the assistance from the Crossroads HIDTA Taskforce, arrested five subjects.

Ultimately, officials seized and confiscated a total of the following:

  • 4,564 grams of marijuana,
  • 126 THC cartridges,
  • 17.35 grams of cocaine,
  • 41.69 grams of Xanax pills,
  • 0.89 grams of Hydrocodone pills,
  • $9,259.07 US Currency and
  • 6 firearms (two stolen)

Law enforcement arrested the following subjects for the listed charges:

Jayda Garcia (20-years-of-age)

  • Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity
  • Tampering with Identifying Numbers
  • Theft of a Firearm
  • POM >4oz<5lbs
  • Man/Del CS PG3 >28g<200g
  • Man/Del CS PG2 >4g<400g
  • Man/Del CS PG1 >4g<200g

Leslie Luna (19-years-of-age)

  • Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity
  • Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon
  • Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon
  • Tampering with Physical Evidence
  • Tampering with Identifying Numbers
  • Theft of a Firearm
  • POM >4oz<5lbs
  • Man/Del CS PG3 >28g<200g
  • Man/Del CS PG2 >4g<400g
  • Man/Del CS PG1 >4g<200g

Jeffery Garcia (40-years-of-age)

  • Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon
  • Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon
  • Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon
  • Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon
  • Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity
  • Tampering With Identifying Numbers
  • Theft of a Firearm
  • POM >4oz<5lbs
  • Man/Del CS PG3 >28g<200g
  • Man/Del CS PG2 >4g<400g
  • Man/Del CS PG1 >4g<200g

Elaine Garcia (37-years-of-age)

  • Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon
  • Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon
  • Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon
  • Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon
  • Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity
  • Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon
  • Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon
  • Tampering With Physical Evidence
  • Tampering With Identifying Numbers
  • Theft of a Firearm
  • POM >4oz<5lbs
  • Man/Del CS PG3 >28g<200g
  • Man/Del CS PG2 >4g<400g
  • Man/Del CS PG1 >4g<200g

Jacob Garcia (19-years-of-age)

  • Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity
  • Tampering With Identifying Numbers
  • Theft of a Firearm x2
  • POM >4oz<5lbs
  • Man/Del CS PG3 >28g<200g
  • Man/Del CS PG2 >4g<400g
  • Man/Del CS PG1 >4g<200g
  • Unlawful carrying weapon x2

The investigation and arrest of the above subjects were a part of a joint effort between VPD, Victoria County Sheriff’s Office and the Crossroads HIDTA Taskforce.

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