Corpus Christi Police Arrest Two People for Narcotics Trafficking

Date: Thursday, December 10, 2015, 15:19
Location: 1503 Airline Road

Offense: Delivery of a Controlled Substance
Case Number: 1512100089

Narcotics/Vace Investigators seized over 19 grams of powdered heroin, over 24 grams of black tar heroin as well as over one gram of crack cocaine, gold jewelry, over $700 in cash and a 2005 Ford Explorer Thursday afternoon.
Narcotics/Vice Investigators seized over 19 grams of powdered heroin, over 24 grams of black tar heroin as well as over one gram of crack cocaine, gold jewelry, over $700 in cash and a 2005 Ford Explorer Thursday afternoon.

The Corpus Christi Police Department Narcotics/Vice Investigators arrested a man and a woman at 1530 Airline for Delivery of a Controlled Substance in Penalty Group 1 Thursday afternoon.

The arrests were the culmination of a lengthy investigation into heroin dealing in the Corpus Christi.  Jesse Garza (5-23-95) was found to be in possession of over 19 grams of powdered heroin upon his arrest.  Erica Martinez (6-1-95), whose vehicle they were in to make the delivery, was found to be in possession of over 24 grams of black tar heroin as well as over one gram of crack cocaine.  Estimated street value of the drugs seized was $1650.00.  The division seized over $700 in cash and a 2005 Ford Explorer.  Investigators also seized the gold jewelry worn by the suspect, as it was believed to have been purchased with illegal proceeds.