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Posted on: May 23, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Drugs Seized and Three Arrested

On Thursday, May 22, 2014 at approximately 8:21 A.M., Kerrville Police Officers responded to the 3300 block of Legion Drive after receiving information of a possible wanted subject. Officers arrived to the apartment in an attempt to locate the wanted subject, identified as Elias Samora Barrera Jr, who was wanted on two felony warrants.

When the door opened, officers could immediately smell the odor of marijuana emitting from within the apartment. Officers observed two males and one female inside the apartment. Officers observed Barrera inside the apartment. Barrera attempted to elude officers, but was immediately arrested.

Members of the Kerrville Police Special Crimes Unit responded to assist with the investigation. The investigation culminated in the arrest of the following subjects on various narcotics violations:

(1) Elias Samora Barrera Jr., Felony warrant from the U.S. Federal District Court for Drug Smuggling, Felony warrant from Edwards County for Evading Arrest with a Vehicle.

(2) Conrad Ruiz Falcon Sr., Manufacture/Deliver of a Controlled Substance > = 4 grams <200 grams, Methamphetamine; Tamper with Evidence; and Possession of Marijuana < 2 ounces.

(3) Valine Carrillo, Manufacture/Deliver of a Controlled Substance > = 4 grams <200 grams, Methamphetamine.

Barrera will also be filed at large for charges of Manufacture/Deliver of a
Controlled Substance > = 4 grams <200 grams, Methamphetamine; Tamper withEvidence; and Possession of Marijuana < 2 ounces.

The KPD Field Operations Division was assisted by; the Special Crimes Unit, KPD
Criminal Investigations Unit, Homeland Security, and the 216th Judicial District Attorney’sOffice.

The Special Crimes Unit is charged with the investigation of narcotics violations
and trafficking in Kerrville. The Special Crimes Unit frequently works in cooperation with,and with the assistance of various law enforcement agencies in the nearby counties as
well as federal agencies.

“It is a result of this spirit of cooperation and team work that we are able to protectour citizens from the negative and enslaving consequences of drugs in our community,”
said Kerrville Police Chief John M. Young, Jr.

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