Drug arrest made close to faculty


EVIDENCE – Police recovered medication, money and potential drug paraphernalia following the serving of a search warrant at a house in Bridgeport Tuesday. Submitted picture

A Bridgeport man was arrested on drug expenses following a search of his residence Tuesday evening.

Benito Jose Davila, 22, was charged with manufacturing/supply of a managed substance in penalty group 2 or 2-A in an quantity 4-400 grams and supply of marijuana 1/Four ounce to five kilos in a drug free zone. He posted $45,000 bond and was launched from the Sensible County Jail Thursday, in keeping with jail data.

Bridgeport Police Chief Steve Stanford mentioned the Large Sandy Response Group, made up of officers from the Bridgeport and Decatur police departments, executed a search warrant within the 1700 block of Cates Avenue not removed from the Bridgeport ISD’s different campus round 9:15 p.m.

“Within the final month or so, we’ve investigated a lot of complaints that led us to imagine some narcotic or marijuana was being distributed there, and we had been capable of safe a search warrant for the residence,” Stanford mentioned.

Along with discovering marijuana, Stanford mentioned officers additionally discovered tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) inside the house.

“We imagine he was promoting that (THC) as effectively,” Stanford mentioned. “A considerable amount of money was seized that we imagine was the results of promoting marijuana.”

Doable drug paraphernalia was additionally seized from the house.

Stanford mentioned the placement of the house inside 1,000 ft of a college is what made it notably regarding.

“We had been primarily involved with that exercise in a neighborhood … the place lots of youngsters stroll forwards and backwards from the highschool and center faculty to the campus,” he mentioned.

Two juvenile members of the family had been additionally inside the house with Davila when officers searched the house.


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