Burglary Suspect Arrested
Hutto, TX – On July 14, an alert citizen saw a suspicious individual near a residence walking with what appeared to be a pistol hanging out of his pocket.
The subject got into a black Ford Explorer and drove off. Officer’s located the subject in the 600 block of West US HWY 79 and the subject was identified as Yann Sanchez.
During the Officer’s investigation, it was learned that Sanchez was in possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, false drug test kit, a prohibited weapon, a controlled substance and numerous stolen items.
Sanchez confessed he was looking for unlocked vehicles in the Blackman Court and Herrera Court area that had items he could sell and had spent the night burglarizing vehicles. He also admitted to doing the same thing a few nights prior in the Blackman Trail area and stated he was the subject caught on video posted on the Hutto Police Department Facebook page.
He was charged with possession of marijuana, possession of a controlled substance in a drug free zone, false drug test falsification device, possession of drug paraphernalia, prohibited weapon-knuckles and 2 counts of burglary of a vehicle.
Due to his confession, a warrant was obtained for another charge of burglary of a vehicle from July 12. Yann Sanchez is currently in the Williamson County Jail with a total bond amount of $24,500.00.
Thanks to the vigilance of a concerned citizen and the alertness of the Hutto Officers, Yann Sanchez’s crime spree was stopped.
Hutto Police Department Makes Drug Arrest
Hutto, TX – On July 17, Hutto police officers conducted a traffic stop on a Black Chevy Tahoe for equipment and traffic violations.
While conducting the stop, the officer observed that the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, appeared nervous. A check of his criminal history showed a history of narcotics-related offenses. The driver consented to a search of his vehicle.
During the search, officers found a bong with residue, a syringe that was loaded with suspected liquid methamphetamine, more than one gram of crystal methamphetamine and two .22 caliber pistols.
The driver, a Hutto resident, was arrested and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon (firearm).