K-9 Officer Facilitates Meth Arrest
January 26, 2014, at approximately 8:30 p.m., San Angelo Police observed a 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe traveling in the 4100 block of Sunset with a defective headlight. A traffic stop was initiated and contact was made with the male driver and passenger.
During a computerized records search of the driver, it was determined the driver had three outstanding City Warrants. The driver was identified as James Ramirez of San Angelo.
During the traffic investigation, officers observed suspected narcotics in plain view inside the vehicle. Police K9 Officer H. Miller and his partner, Police Service Dog Thor, were requested to the scene. Upon their arrival, Officer Miller directed Thor to conduct an interior “sniff” of the vehicle. Thor gave a positive indication that narcotics were present inside the vehicle.
The suspected narcotics were field tested and showed a positive response for methamphetamine.
Ramirez was charged with Felony1 Manufacture Delivery of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 (>4-200g) and his outstanding Warrants. He was transported to the Tom Green County Jail without incident.
The passenger was released at the scene