• January 19, 2017

Man arraigned on cocaine charge

Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Friday, December 27, 2013 4:30 am

Martin Juarez-Nieto, 41, was arraigned in Killeen on Thursday on a charge of possession of cocaine, in an amount of less than 1 gram.

Juarez-Nieto was pulled over by Killeen police Sunday after they observed him commit “numerous” traffic offenses, according to an arrest affidavit.

Juarez-Nieto, who was driving a Chevrolet Impala, did not initially stop for officers, but continued to drive “for a period of time” before turning into an alley.

A police officer observed Juarez-Nieto pull over and throw something out of the front passenger window of the car, the affidavit stated.

The item was a small bag containing what the officers suspected to be cocaine, records stated.

A field testing kit revealed that substance was cocaine.

The amount of cocaine in the bag was about 0.4 grams, the affidavit stated.

Juarez-Nieto was arraigned by Bell County Justice of the Peace Garland Potvin.

His bail was set at $20,000.

Potvin also arraigned the following individuals on unrelated charges Thursday:

• Vinson Lapaul Favers, 34, on a charge of tampering with physical evidence.

His bail was set at $20,000.

• Shondivo Santos, 17, on a charge of injury to a child.

His bail was set at $100,000.

• Syrknoreon Dewuntrel Pilgram, 23, on a charge of unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon.

His bail was set at $20,000.

More about

More about

More about

Rules of Conduct

  • 1 Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
  • 2 Don't Threaten or Abuse. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. AND PLEASE TURN OFF CAPS LOCK.
  • 3 Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
  • 4 Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
  • 5 Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
  • 6 Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

Welcome to the discussion.