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Cops find drugs, guns in Floresville home


Cops find drugs, guns in Floresville home
WILLIAM J. GIBBS JR./Reprints at wilsoncountynews.com Officers from the Floresville Police Department prepare to transport two suspects, who were arrested on narcotics charges March 20 at a home on 10th Street in Floresville.


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Wilson County News
March 21, 2012, 3:52pm
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FLORESVILLE -- Angel Rangel, 32, of Floresville is being held in the Wilson County Jail on a total of $47,000 bond, according to jail records. He is charged with manufacture and delivery of more than 4 grams, but less than 200 grams, of a controlled substance in Penalty Group 1, possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana, and felony possession of a firearm, following his arrest at his 10th Street (U.S. 181) home just before midnight March 20.

Also arrested was 33-year-old Stephanie Carvajal, who was charged with possession of less than 1 gram of a controlled substance in Penalty Group 1 and also was arrested on a hot checks warrant from Wilson County. Jail records indicate she is being held on a total bond of $9,500.

Officers from the Flores-ville Police Department arrested the two after executing a search warrant at 9:41 p.m. on the home located near the southern edge of the city limits. Police said they recovered three firearms, methamphetamine, and marijuana.

For more, read the March 28 print edition of the Wilson County News.
 

Your Opinions and Comments

 
Voice of the people  
Poth, to  
June 23, 2012 10:10pm
 
rock n chair, we dont need more officers, we need the law to be applied equally, and stiffer penalties so future punks will know wat they face should they venture into Wilson County giving "buddies" breaks is poison ... More ›

 
Rock'n chair Rambler  
Over Taxed, TX  
March 27, 2012 7:28am
 
"complaint to the County Commisioners to provide us more Officers." The war on drugs has spent billions for about 40 years and we still have a drug problem. More cops, making more money, with more and more cop ... More ›

 
Busy  
Flsvl  
March 26, 2012 9:49pm
 
Manpower or not, Good Job Floresville PD!

 
desiree garza  
March 26, 2012 3:50pm
 
man!thats my moms shes G right-ryan desirees friend

 
crenshaw.glen@yahoo.com  
Floresville  
March 26, 2012 9:54am
 
Hey, save Floresville. There is no such Office as the Wilson County Police. If the Sheriff's Office had the manpower that Floresville P.D. had we could definitely execute numerous search warrants, as it is we have 4 sometimes ... More ›

 
Save Floresville  
Here  
March 25, 2012 10:59pm
 
Good job Floresville pd. please keep up the good work and maybe you guys can share some of your drug busting knowledge with the Wilson county police also. El Sheriffe refuses to admit any kind of drug problem as well and will ... More ›

 
Rock'n chair Rambler  
Over Taxed, TX  
March 25, 2012 7:56am
 
With those tats all over her legs, you would think she could also be charged with Public Indecency. Maybe we need a new offense... Tattoo Stupidity and Self Mutilation in the Stupid Degree. Forget the drug charge, she's a ... More ›

 
arnold 55  
March 23, 2012 8:02pm
 
looks like we do have a drug problem in our town after al? it was about time FPD got off their butts and went in the right direction and raided these fools. JOB WELL DONE! NOW LETS GET THEM ALL.

 
Billy Bob  
Texas  
March 22, 2012 8:48am
 
Busting at night in darkness-not the best plan but hey I'm no cop.

 
A-10  
Wilson County  
March 22, 2012 8:22am
 
Hudspeth County Sheriff Arvin West and filmmaker Rusty Fleming (Drug Wars: Silver or Lead)will be in San Antonio on March 31st to give a presentaton on this subject. See the WCN Calendar of Events for details. Might want to ... More ›

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