Gun pulled out on victims
A man was arrested on the 2000 Northwest Atkinson after victims stated he pulled a gun out and made threats on Wednesday. Officers arrived to the business and were told that Rolando Salaiz wanted to fight the victims. Salaiz told the officers that he had a gun in his vehicle, but did not take it out. Officers located the weapon in the vehicle. Salaiz was transported to the Jim Wells County jail. He was charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
Knife used during threats
A disturbance call on Wednesday at a residence on the 200 block of West Seventh Street lead to the arrest of Jason Lopez. According to the victim, Lopez was involved in an argument when he threatened her. Lopez pulled a knife out and began cursing at the victim. Officers located Lopez at a residence on the 300 block of Easterling. Lopez told officers that he was defending himself. Lopez was arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. He was taken to the JWC jail.
On Wednesday Officer Julian Cavazos was on patrol when he observed a speeding vehicle. A traffic stop on the 1100 block of North Texas Boulevard. Contact was made with Rolando Rene Zamora when the officer detected an odor of marijuana. As the officer spoke with Zamora he saw a bag of marijuana sticking out from his shoe. A vehicle search was conducted and an assisting officer located several smoked joints in the ash tray. Zamora was transported to the JWC jail and charged with possession of marijuana.
Suspects found with stolen vehicle
John Lazo and Jose Chavarria Jr. were arrested on Tuesday when they were stopped in a stolen vehicle out of Duval County. The two men were traveling on Highway 44 with the vehicle's owner behind them. Officer Benjamin Belmares observed the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop. Chavarria was arrested and transported to the JWC jail after officers were advised he had a warrant. Lazo was arrested for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.
Officer Orlando Jasso was on patrol when he saw the driver of a gold Chevrolet vehicle using a cell phone. Jasso conducted a traffic stop on the 1200 block of West Front Street and made contact with Enrique Jose Gonzalez III. Gonzalez told the officer he was not using a cell phone. During the roadside interview, the officer detected a strong odor of synthetic marijuana. A search of the vehicle uncovered three bags of synthetic marijuana. After Gonzalez was handcuffed he began to struggle with the officers. Officers were able to control Gonzalez and transported him to the JWC jail. He was charged with possession of a controlled substance, resisting arrest and was cited for failure to maintain financial responsibility.