This morning, September 2, 2016 at about 5:50AM, the Corpus Christi Police Department Narcotics Vice Investigations Division, assisted by the CCPD SWAT team, served a search warrant at 900 block of N. Omaha Drive. This warrant was the end result of a month-long investigation into drug dealing from that residence.
The warrant resulted in the seizure of 2.38 grams of crystal methamphetamine, .51 grams of crack, scales and baggies for weighing and packaging drugs, drug paraphernalia, a homemade “zip gun” made to fire .20 gauge shotgun shells, color copied US currency, multiple cell phones, and a large flat screen television, believed to have been stolen recently.
Arrested were the resident, Mario Salazar (2-15-80), Armando Deanda (7-16-87), and Noe Jimenez (6-10-88). All were charged with second degree felony Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance in Penalty Group 1. Charges related to the printed currency and Felon in possession of a firearm charges related to the zip gun are pending further investigation at this time.