San Angelo Police Find 2.5lbs of Meth in a Motel After Arresting Drug Dealer in Traffic Stop

SAN ANGELO, TX – A drug trafficker was captured in San Angelo on Tuesday.

According to the San Angelo Police Department, on Nov. 1, 2022, Detectives with SAPD’s Street Crimes Division conducted an investigation and determined that Juan Lira, 45, was in possession of narcotics.

A traffic stop was conducted on Lira after he was observed operating a vehicle near the intersection of West 1st and N. Bryant.

Lira was taken into custody for a parole violation warrant and was found to be in possession of narcotics as well as narcotic paraphernalia.

At the conclusion of the traffic stop, a search warrant was executed at a local motel and our Detectives were able to seize the listed items:

  • Approximately 2.5lbs of Methamphetamine
  • Approximately 14 grams of Heroin
  • A quantity of Cocaine, Marijuana, and Xanax.
  • And approximately $2,000 in cash

Lira may face additional charges as this investigation continues. SAPD’s Patrol Division and K9 Division also assisted with this investigation.

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That's enough poison for the death penalty!!!

Sure wish the courts would get serious on this amount of poison that is being oozed into our society.

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