Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-December 2, 2014
Sheriff's units were dispatched to the Baltica Street sector of Maverick County on November 27th, minutes past the 11 PM hour, after receiving reports from concerned citizens of suspicious activity in the area. Deputies were able to arrive in time to make a traffic stop on a 2002 white Mitsubishi Lancer, driven by twenty-six year old Ramiro Sixto De Leon, III. During questioning of the driver, deputies observed several brown cellophane-wrapped bundles, commonly used in the transport of narcotics, in plain sight. The packages were later determined to be marijuana and total weight of the contraband seized was 138.8 pounds. Mr. De Leon was arrested and transported to the Tom Bowles Detention Center for processing.