On February 4, the Kerr County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics with the assistance of the Department of Public Safety Criminal Investigation Division Deputies and the Kerrville Police Department Patrol concluded a week-long narcotics investigation on a suspect named Philip Noah Jimenez, age 20.
Jimenez and a second male, 28-year old Luis Gallegos, were arrested at a Mini Mart located at 816 Ranchero Road, in Kerrville.
KCSO Narcotics seized approximately 101 grams of Psilocybin mushrooms, approximately 1.5 grams of DMT, approximately 3 grams of cocaine, approximately one pound of marijuana, 88 abuse units of LSD, one loaded handgun, two rifles, multiple magazines, ammunition, and $5,546 dollars in cash.
Jimenez was arrested for: Manufacture or Delivery of a Controlled Substance and unlawful carry of weapons. Suspect Gallegos was wanted on an outstanding felony warrant.
During the course of the investigation, KCSO Narcotics and DPS CID developed information that led to a search warrant at a residence in Kerrville.
KPD Special Operations Unit assisted with the execution of the search warrant and detained two suspects who have been identified as Tristan Hollowell, age 20, and D Ann Ayala, age 21.
KCSO Narcotics seized approximately .93 pounds of cocaine, approximately 968 grams of THC cartridges, approximately 13.88 pounds of marijuana, $24,667 dollars in cash, three handguns, one rifle, multiple magazines and ammunition.
Suspects Hollowell and Ayala were arrested for Manufacture or Delivery of a Controlled Substance with Intent to deliver and Possession of marijuana.
The total street value of all drugs seized is approximately $150,000. This investigation resulted in one of the largest multiple drug seizures in Kerr County.
On Friday, at around 12:15 p.m., Mason County Judge Jerry Bearden announced that authorities had taken a man into custody outside of Mason County following a "slow pursuit". Authorities are now planning on questioning the individual regarding two fires that occurred Thursday night which appear to have been the result of arson. The Mason County Courthouse fire started around 10 p.m. Thursday, and by 1:30 a.m., Bearden said the only thing that was left was the courthouse's outer rock wall […]