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A dozen arrested on drug charges

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    Cantu
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NAVASOTA- Navasota Police Department along with several corresponding agencies began executing search warrants at three residences at 6 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 23.

Following a four-month investigation, warrants were served at the 200 block of Ella Street, 1200 block of Water Street and the 500 block of Victoria Street, all located in Navasota.

Twelve individuals were arrested and booked into the Grimes County Jail on various charges.

Geronimo Cantu, 38, of Navasota averted apprehension during the early morning raid fleeing the residence at the 200 block of Ella Street before the arrival of officers. An afternoon spent tracking the subject netted success as Cantu was taken into custody that evening from Southgate Village Apartments in College Station. Cantu was the primary target of this investigation.

Cantu was arrested on a TDJC Blue warrant, Delivery/manufacturing of a controlled substance- second degree felony, and possession of stolen property- class B misdemeanor. Navasota Police Chief Shawn Myatt said more charges are expected to be filed against Cantu, but they haven’t been finalized yet.

Those charged in the early morning raid include:

The following suspects were arrested at the 500 block of Victoria Street in Navasota: Melissa Wagner, 28, from Navasota, Possession of a controlled substance- second degree felony, Possession of a controlled substance-state jail felony; Francisco Sanchez Enriquez, 26, from Navasota, Possession of a controlled substance- second degree felony; James Boring, 66, from Navasota, Possession of a controlled substance-second degree felony, Possession of Marijuana- class B misdemeanor.

Arrested at 200 block of Ella Street were Ocia Sweed, 30, from Navasota, Possession of marijuana- class B misdemeanor; Johnny McGinn, 41, from Navasota, Possession of a controlled substance- state jail felony, Possession of a controlled substance- second degree felony, probation violation warrant; Lindsay Spencer, 35, from Navasota, Possession of a controlled substance- state jail felony, Possession of a controlled substance- second degree felony.

The following were arrested at the 1200 block of Water Street: Martin Boring, 60, from Navasota, Possession of marijuana- class B misdemeanor; Dennis Boring, 58, from Navasota, Possession of a controlled substance- state jail felony, Possession of marijuana- class B misdemeanor; Janny McGinn, 40, from Navasota, Possession of a controlled substance-state jail felony, Possession of marijuana- class B misdemeanor; Edgar Villegas, 41, from Navasota, Felon in possession of a firearm-third degree felony, Possession of a controlled substance- third degree felony and Possession of marijuana- class B misdemeanor.

Julio Sanchez, 32, from Navasota, was arrested on Industrial drive near Ellwood Texas Forge Navasota and charged with Possession of a controlled substance- a state jail felony.

According to Myatt, officers seized multiple firearms , a large quantity of stolen property and various drugs ranging from marijuana, Methamphetamine, Fentanyl and Heroin.

“It is important for the police department to do our best and to use due diligence to make sure to send the message that drugs will not be tolerated in Navasota,” stated Myatt.

Myatt also stated stolen property including tools and equipment was recovered at the 200 block of Ella Street residence. Navasota officers are working with other agencies to identify the stolen items in order to return the property to its rightful owner(s). Officers have identified some of the stolen property to be from the Navasota area as well as from surrounding cities.

Multiple agencies assisted Navasota Police from Grimes County Sheriff’s Office, Grimes County District Attorney’s Office, Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms ( ATF), Drug Enforcement Administration ( DEA), College Station Police Department, Brazos County Sheriff’s Office and Department of Public Safety.

Myatt said the investigation is continuing and more charges are expected.