Three arrested after standoff with police

Police place three people in custody after standoff at 10th and Hunt Avenue Friday.

Suspected drug operation

ALAMOSA– Three people were arrested in a raid of a suspected drug house here about 8:30 a.m. Friday which resulted into a short-term barricaded situation handled by local law enforcement.

While excecuting a search warrant at 915 Hunt Avenue in regard to illegal drug activity, several subjects were contacted within the residence. Alamosa police detectives located heroin, methamphetamine, US currency, a handgun and numerous items used to distribute narcotics within the residence.

During this operation three residents who were identified as Sabrina Martinez, 41, Alamosa, Jesus Ibarra, 42 Alamosa, and Alex Ibarra, 34, Alamosa, were taken into custody. Jesus Ibarra was transported to the Alamosa County Detention Center for unlawful distribution of a schedule II which is a class 3 drug felony and possession of a controlled substance schedule II which is a class 4 drug felony.

Martinez was transported to the Alamosa County Detention Center for unlawful possession of a schedule II controlled substance and tampering with physical evidence, a class 6 felony. Alex Ibarra was transported to the Alamosa County Detention Center for two active felony warrants out of the Alamosa Police Department, resisting arrest and obstructing a peace officer.

Based on the items located by APD Detectives, it is alleged Jesus Ibarra was distributing heroin and methamphetamine from the residence.

According to a live report by Valley Courier Reporter Priscilla Waggoner, after repeated requests from law enforcement to come out of the house followed by multiple pepper balls being shot in the windows, the suspects ultimately allowed themselves to be taken into custody by the Alamosa PD at approximately 8:50.

The arrest was part of a larger multi-agency law enforcement operation conducted at the residence by the Alamosa Police Department and the Alamosa County Sheriff’s Office following numerous reports of alleged suspected drug activity at the house.

If you suspect illegal activities occurring within your neighborhood, you are encouraged to contact our investigations division or leave an anonymous tip through our city website.


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