Man remains in custody after police execute search warrant

On July 5, 2016, at 9:00 pm, the Victoria Police Department’s Crime Reduction Unit, along with the VPD SWAT team executed a search and arrest warrant in the 900 block of Ash Street. The search warrant stems from an ongoing investigation into a robbery that occurred on June 28, 2016.

Detectives located more than 2 grams of methamphetamine inside the residence. Police arrested 42 year old Martin Robert Villarreal for 2 counts of Aggravated Robbery, 2 counts of Aggravated Assault, and Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1. Villarreal was transported to the Victoria County Jail where he remains in custody.