Alice Man Arrested for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon

A 19-year old man wanted out of Nueces County for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon was arrested at around 5:30 p.m. Thursday in Alice.

Alice Police Officers found Dustin Moreida at his home in the 1000 block of S. Adams after receiving information that he was wanted for allegedly using a shotgun in an offense that took place in Nueces County. Police found the shotgun at his home, as well as a handgun which was reported stolen in an April 2 burglary in the 900 block of W. Front Street.

Police also discovered 7.3 grams of synthetic marijuana and a digital scale in Moreida's pockets, and seized $554 in cash that they believe to be proceeds from selling the illegal substance.

Moreida was charged with theft of a firearm and possession of a controlled substance.


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