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Section A: General News


Lawmen take down reputed dope kingpin


Lawmen take down reputed dope kingpin
These guns, along with ammunition, cash, and illegal drugs, are among the items at the center of what has become a federal court case involving 39-year-old Jason Adam “Big Jay” Aranda of Floresville, who was charged after authorities raided his home April 14.


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Wilson County News
May 6, 2015
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FLORESVILLE -- Jason Adam “Big Jay” Aranda, 39, of Floresville is free on $50,000 bond, as he awaits trial in federal court on charges of “possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine” and “possession of a firearm in the furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.” Aranda was arrested April 14, after officers from multiple agencies executed a search warrant at a home on Ninth Street in Floresville. . . .

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newguyntown  
floresville  
May 13, 2015 8:53am
 
survey the officers themselves and they will tell you majority of crime here in Floresville is drug related.The headline screams Drug Kingpin.Not some five and dimer dealer. How does a Kingpin make roost in this small of town... More ›

 
Black Ghost  
Doseido Colony  
May 12, 2015 5:58am
 
newguyntown .... Volunteer for neighborhood watch...If you don't have one, form one. Stop flapping your jaws and start making a difference. Just maybe, working with your local law enforcement instead of demeaning their efforts would... More ›

 
Mary Lopez  
Floresville, TX  
May 11, 2015 6:50pm
 
newguyintown sounds like a Deputy that can't make drug busts. Why don't to drive to the Floresville P.D and asked who took the role in that bust and while you are there asked them to give your deputies a drug class

 
Catfish  
Kicaster Creek  
May 11, 2015 9:44am
 
newguyntown.... @scourge of drugs in our town......Does Floresville really have a major drug problem? Do you have any facts about the number of addicts or the number of persons in rehab? Just curious.

 
Duke  
Lodi, Texas  
May 11, 2015 9:33am
 
I think that some have the wrong conclusion that an operation this size was based on the local customer base. Drug dealers frequently base their operation in rural areas and small towns while merchandising their product... More ›

 
newguyntown  
floresville  
May 11, 2015 8:49am
 
the real question is what is local law enforcement doing on a daily basis to combat this scourge of drugs in our town. From county officers to individual city forces. this bust was commanded by the feds and sapd,, right under... More ›

 
Black Ghost  
Doseido Colony  
May 10, 2015 5:41pm
 
Goodnight Bobby....Sleep tight, don't let the the bedbugs bite... Hey, I got that off of Google :-) Thanks again for your kind comments..... There you go again.....BTW, borrowed from Reagan. LOL

 
Bob Pritts  
St Hedwig, TX  
May 10, 2015 5:06pm
 
Black Ghost, You're just a phony. You really don't have much stored in your own mind through life experience. Without Google where would you be? Suggestion ... quit using the same old Mac Davis lyrics to try to deflect... More ›

 
Black Ghost  
Doseido Colony  
May 10, 2015 4:24pm
 
Bob Pritts ... I really appreciate your acknowledgment of my brilliance and frequent expounding of 'real truths'. I feel it's my duty to spread my special gift among the masses. Like Mac Davis sang, Oh Lord, it's hard... More ›

 
Bob Pritts  
St Hedwig, TX  
May 10, 2015 3:57pm
 
Black Ghost, "Please do not exclude me from contributing to my own good moods." How sad. You must get intense pleasure from belittling other folks, placing them on a low mental platform of society, and becoming... More ›

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