Press Release #092115(19)-K9 Thor Hammers Down on Narcotics Suspect

Sep 21, 2015   02:30 PM

Just after 11:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 19, 2015, San Angelo Police conducted a traffic stop on a white 1999 Cadillac Deville in the area of S. Jackson Street and S. Bryant Blvd. for a traffic violation.

 

Officer P. Garrett made contact with the driver, identified as Maximino Gonzales Rosales (DOB 07-03-81).  During the stop, Officer Garrett learned Rosales was driving without Insurance and a Driver's License.

 

K9 Handler Officer J. Fisher and his Police Service Dog Thor arrived to assist with the stop and during an exterior ?Sniff? of the vehicle, Thor alerted to the presence of contraband.

 

Police searched Rosales's car and located suspected narcotics.  The substances were subjected to field tests, which showed positive reactions for Methamphetamine weighing approximately 1.9 grams and Heroin weighing approximately 6.7 grams. 

 

Rosales was arrested and charged with Felony 2 Manufacture/Delivery Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 and Felony 1 Manufacture/Delivery Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1.  Rosales was issued a Citation for No Proof of Insurance and warnings for Fail to Display a Driver's License and Fail to Signal Intent to Turn. 

 

Rosales was transported to the Tom Green County Jail without incident.  A 31-year-old male passenger was released at the scene. 

 

There is no further information at this time. 

 

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