Deputies arrest three, seize weapons and drugs in East Houston


Harris County Sheriff Office Investigators arrested 3 people and seized several weapons and drugs.

According to reports, on Wednesday, August 24, 2016, Harris County Sheriff’s Narcotics Investigators raided three homes in the East area of Harris County during a narcotics investigation. These raids were based on a three month investigation, which included undercover officers purchasing large amounts of powder cocaine from two drug dealers who were also associated with the criminal street gang, Barrio Denver Harbor bloods.

Deputies served search warrants at homes located at the 7200 block of Waxahachie Street, 7400 block of Tremper Street and 14600 block of Crosshaven Street. Deputies seized 22 weapons, 3 vehicles and over 10 kilos of cocaine, which has an estimated street value of over 1 million dollars.

In addition, three persons were arrested. Jason Rivera, 37, and Angelica Mata, 29, were charged with “Delivery of a Controlled Substance” and “Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver.” Denica Chabolla, 41, was charged with “Possession of a Controlled Substance.”

This investigation was conducted in conjunction with the Harris County Joint Task Force, the High Risk Operations Unit, the Gang Unit, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).”