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Royal City man arrested during search warrant

by EMRY DINMAN
Staff Writer | November 20, 2020 1:00 AM

ROYAL CITY - A Royal City man is in custody after police served a search warrant at his residence and reportedly seized more than 10 pounds of marijuana, a little more than 4 grams of methamphetamine and a stolen pistol.

Luis Alcala-Ochoa, 42, left his house shortly before 6 a.m. Thursday morning when he was pulled over for a traffic stop and taken into custody while officers searched his residence, according to Kyle Foreman, public information officer for the Grant County Sheriff’s Office. The stolen pistol was a 9 mm Ruger, Foreman said.

The investigation was conducted by the Grant County Interagency Narcotics Enforcement Team, according to a press release.

Foreman said charges would be forthcoming.