WACO PD: Investigation leads to seizure of $35,000 worth of methamphetamines

Waco Police Department
Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 5:43pm

Waco Police Drug Enforcement investigators have arrested 51-year-old Gilbert Mike Melendez after an investigation led to a search warrant at 3529 Leland. Melendez was taken into custody after officers discovered 288 grams of crystal meth in his possession.

The warrant was served Wednesday at 11:00 a.m., at Melendez’s residence. Melendez was seen away from his home in a vehicle and stopped by members of the Waco Police Department SWAT unit. He was taken into custody without incident. Additional evidence discovered during the search includes weighing scales, packaging and a semi-automatic handgun.

A federal hold has been placed on Melendez. He is charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance with the Intent to Deliver.


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