Couple Arrested after Officers Investigate Report of Drug Sales
FROM THE CORPUS CHRISTI POLICE DEPARTMENT -
Occurred on 01/04/13, 03:29am Possession of Controlled Substance 3922 Tiger Lane
Officer G. Cantu contacted the residents at 3922 Tiger after he was advised they were selling Marijuana and other drugs out of the home.
Senior Officer J. Smith and Officer Cantu knocked on the door and when it was opened they could smell burnt Marijuana coming from inside the home. Richard Rodriguez, 23, allowed Officers inside the home. Also in the home was his girlfriend Angel M. Rangel, 24,and his mother.
Further investigation revealed Rodriguez had been smoking Marijuana inside the home and was in the process of making himself something to eat when Officers arrived. A search of the house turned up a quantity of Marijuana, Heroin, and an assortment of pills along with $1,400 cash. The drugs and money were seized along with several scales.
Rodriguez was arrested and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Dangerous Drug, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Rangel was also arrested when Officer C. Volling found her to have a baggy of Marijuana in her coat pocket. She was charged with Possession of Marijuana.