After stealing a pair of sunglasses from a business on the 600 block of South Johnson Street Thursday Anthony Amador ran from officers. Officer Brandon Reynolds heard dispatch advise officers about Amador running from officers. He made his way to the 400 block of South Aransas where he found the stolen sunglasses valued at $12. The officer proceeded to the business to speak with the reporting party. Assisting officers located and arrested Amador on the 400 block of South Reynolds. He was taken to the Jim Wells County jail. He was charged with theft and evading arrest.
Traffic stop arrest
During a routine traffic stop Officer Herman Arellano arrested Alfredo Robledo for possession of marijuana and a warrant. The officer stopped Robledo on the 1000 block of South King Street. As the officer spoke with Robledo he detected an odor of marijuana. Robledo admitted to having a bag of marijuana in his pocket. He was taken to the JWC jail.
A 12-year-old boy was arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon on Thursday on the 200 block of Encinal after a fight between several juveniles erupted. The fight escalated and the juvenile displayed a knife. No injuries were reported. The boy was released to his parents.