An early morning raid on the 1800 block of Agarito Avenue on Friday resulted in the arrest of three individuals.
Agents with the Central South Texas Criminal Investigations Unit, Alice Police Department and Jim Wells County Sheriff's Department executed a search warrant by entering the home that smelled of synthetic marijuana, said Cpl. Nick Juarez with the Criminal Investigation Unit.
In the home, agents found three adults, Marscelo Davila, Casilda T. Infante and Domingo Benavides Jr. as well as three children.
The search uncovered 52 grams of synthetic marijuana under a sofa cushion in the living room that was in reach of the children, Juarez said.
Also found was less than one gram of cocaine on the floor of the home.
Davila, Infante and Benavides were arrested and charged with manufacturing and delivery of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and each individual received three counts of endangering a child.
They were transported to the JWC jail were they remain as of Friday night. Bonds have not been set.
According to Juarez, Child Protective Services will be notified.
“Jesus Christ” arrested
On Thursday afternoon, Officer Rene Garcia was dispatched to the area of William Adams Middle School were a teacher flagged him down upon arrival. The teacher stated a man wearing a black shirt, blue jeans, with long hair and a knife threatened students.
The officer found Jesus Salazar who calls himself Jesus Christ on North Texas Blvd. walking towards another school in the area.
Garcia and other officers have had previous encounters with Salazar. Garcia was aware of Salazar's violent behavior towards officers.
According to Garcia's report, he exited his unit and observed a dagger knife hanging from the suspects belt loop. As the officer approached the suspect he began to yell obscenities while throwing his hands in the air in an aggressive manner.
Salazar refused to cooperative with the officer and was sprayed in the face with pepper spray. The suspect continued to disregard the officer commands.
The officer attempted to handcuff the suspect however was unsuccessful until a passerby stepped in to help, report stated.
Salazar had two knives in his possession. He was taken to the hospital for medical clearance before being transported to the JWC jail.
He was charged with resisting arrest and terrorist threats.