Road rage call ends in felony drug arrest

February 8, 2017 • Police Blotter

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Roswell police officers allege that a young man thought to be involved in a road rage incident ended up being arrested Monday on felony drug charges.
According to an incident report, Roswell police officers responded to a call Monday afternoon about someone in a car waving a bullet out the window. The report alleges that, when the driver, Pedro Alexandro Olivares-Puentes, 20, of Hagerman, stopped at a parking lot at Fifth and Main streets, he told police that he hadn’t waved a bullet but a marijuana cigarette at a girl who had blown him a kiss. Olivares-Puentes allegedly admitted to smoking a joint and drinking earlier in the day, and police reported smelling marijuana on his person and in the vehicle. After Olivares-Puentes and his mother allegedly had consented to a search of the car, police found open containers of alcohol, two loaded pistols, a jar of marijuana, a digital scale and baggies in a backpack that also contained documents with the name of the suspect on them, a report states.
According to the police report, while booking evidence, the police also found 321 Xanax pills, ledgers, a marijuana grinder and more than a $1,000 in cash. No bonds have been set yet in the case.

Arrests and arrest citations
Brian Brooks, 46, of the 3200 block of Futura Drive, was arrested by Roswell police Tuesday at 1:27 a.m. on a charge of battery against a household member.
Roswell police arrested Manuel Carrillo, 31, of the 500 block of South Wyoming Avenue, on Tuesday at 12:53 a.m. for alleged failure to appear.
Carlos V. Franco, 37, of the 200 block of East Hervey Street, was arrested by Roswell police Tuesday at 10:40 a.m in the 100 block of West Second Street. He was charged with possession of a controlled substance.
Charged with failure to comply, Jozi Jacobo, 27, of the 100 block of East Hervey Street, was arrested by Roswell police Tuesday at 3:23 a.m. at the corner of East Poe Street and South Washington Avenue.
Brandon Mansfield, 32, of the 1500 block of Tulane Drive, was arrested by Roswell police Monday at 11 p.m. in the 1500 block of North Main Street. He was charged with failure to pay fines.
Roswell police arrested Carolina Torres, 20, of the 1000 block of South Lea Avenue for alleged possession or consumption by a minor and reckless driving. According to police, the arrest occurred Tuesday at 12:05 a.m. at the corner of West Summit Street and South Lea Avenue.

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