Subject: Nederland Man Arrested on Drug Charges
03-09-2017 around 4:15 p.m., Jefferson County Narcotics Investigators responded
to 104 8th Avenue in Nederland, Texas in reference to multiple
complaints about a resident selling drugs from an apartment.
on the door of apt. #15 and Elias Vasquez answered the door. Investigators immediately smelled Marijuana
burning and could plainly see Marijuana on the coffee table. Vasquez was arrested.
obtained a search warrant and while searching the apartment, discovered an
AR-15 loaded with armor piercing ammo, a fully loaded Glock .40, several bags
of marijuana and digital scales.
Investigator’s stood by until a friend could come by and pick up a Lab
puppy belonging to Vasquez.
Vasquez was booked
into the Jefferson County Jail on charges of Possession of Marijuana. The investigation into the firearms continue however,
Vazquez denies ownership of the firearms.
The Jefferson County
Sheriff’s Office is committed to keeping our County safe for everyone. Due to the diligence of the community,
another criminal is off the street and out of the neighborhood. One County – One Community.
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