UPPER-VALLEY METHAMPHETAMINE BUST

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Contact: Angelica Becerra

Public Information Officer   

Office: (915) 538-2119

Pager: (915) 533-0733 (#5237)

EMAIL: abecerra@epcounty.com

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EL PASO TEXAS- On 12-13-12 Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to 601 Westway Blvd., the Petro II Stopping Center, in reference to  suspicious subject(s).

Deputies located the subjects described sitting in a black 2001 Cadillac Deville, in the parking lot of the Petro II.  The passenger identified herself with a fictitious name to the Deputy and was placed under arrest for Fail to ID.  She was identified as Christina Banning.  Further investigation revealed the driver was in possession of approximately 2.4 grams of crystal methamphetamine after a K-9 positively alerted to narcotics in the vehicle.  Also found in the vehicle was drug paraphernalia, chemicals and other items used for the manufacturing of methamphetamine.  The Hazmat and DEA were summoned for proper handling and disposing of the chemicals.  Mears and Banning were subsequently booked into the Detention Facility.

ARRESTED

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CHRISTINA BANNING (33) JAMES MEARS (34)
CHARGE: FAIL TO ID/FICTITIOUS NAME CHARGE: POSS OF C/S PG 1 O/1-U/4 GM
BOND: $300 BOND:$2,500
Published 14 December 2012 09:20 PM by abecerra

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