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Texas deputies seize marijuana, drugs, cash and arrest two

Bexar County Sheriff's Office detained two people in a search warrant
Bexar County Sheriff's Office detained two people in a search warrant(Bexar County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Jun. 18, 2022 at 2:43 PM CDT
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SAN ANTONIO, Texas (KWTX) - Deputies with the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office arrested two individuals after seizing marijuana, drugs, and U.S. currency.

Deputies executed a search warrant June 27 in the 6900 block of Martinique Drive.

When approaching the residence one of the suspects, identified by the sheriff’s office as Ashley Mendez, 28, the woman was getting into her vehicle to leave the residence.

Deputies immediately detained her and discovered 5 THC vape pens on the front seat as well as more than a pound of marijuana, the sheriff’s office said. 47 additional THC vape pens were located in the trunk of the vehicle, deputies said.

Deputies proceeded to the residence and detained Ruben Zambrano, 38, in the kitchen.

Ashley Mendez, 28, and Ruben Zambrano, 38, each face charges
Ashley Mendez, 28, and Ruben Zambrano, 38, each face charges(Bexar County Sheriff's Office)

While executing the search warrant, deputies discovered another 13 pounds of marijuana, 2.2 lbs. of hash oil, 1.2 ounces of cocaine, 2.9 grams of methamphetamine, one shotgun and $16, 757.00 in U.S. currency, the sheriff’s office said.

Both suspects were transported to the Bexar County Jail and are each facing charges of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver 4g- 200g, possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver over 400g, possession of a controlled substance 1g- 4g, and possession of marijuana 5lbs- 50lbs.

Through the course of executing the search warrant deputies discovered 13.4 lbs. of marijuana,...
Through the course of executing the search warrant deputies discovered 13.4 lbs. of marijuana, 2.2 lbs. of hash oil, 1.2 ounces of cocaine, 2.9 grams of methamphetamine, one shotgun and $16, 757.00 in US currency.(Bexar County Sheriff's Office)

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