Weapons and drugs seized at Brownsville home, 3 people arrested

Three people are in custody in connection with the discovery of several guns and drugs at a residence near a church and daycare, according to the Brownsville Police Department.

Adrian Jaramillo Jr., Vianey Chapa Vasquez and Pedro Antonio Castillo were identified in a news release Friday as the suspects arrested in connection with the case.

The trio was arrested Wednesday after a search warrant was executed at a residence on the zero block of Western Boulevard following “concerns raised by the community” in the area, the news release states.

The release identified Jaramillo Jr. and Vasquez as the people who lived at the residence.

While monitoring the home, Jaramillo was seen leaving the residence in a vehicle driven by Castillo. The two individuals were apprehended following a police chase which caused “several minor collisions,” the press release said.

At the home, police recovered illegal drugs including heroin, crystal meth, THC and mushrooms. Firearms and a large quantity of U.S. currency believed to be associated with criminal activity were also recovered from the residence, according to the release.

Jaramillo’s bond was set at $785,000. Vasquez’s bail was set at $372,500 and Castillo’s bail was set at $26,000.

“The narcotics unit’s quick and decisive action not only disrupted illegal operations, but also ensured the safety and security of the neighborhood, particularly a nearby church and children’s daycare,” it said. the press release.


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