Service Dog Xander Leads Discovery of Meth

During a traffic stop around December 11 around 9:40 p.m., a K-9 service dog’s alerts resulted in officers finding methamphetamine in a vehicle.

The stop occurred around W. 9th Street where Police Service dog, Xander conducted an open-air sniff of the exterior of a 2000 Chevrolet Suburban

Xander alerted the officers to the presence of drugs, which gave the officers reason to search the vehicle.

Their search yielded the presence of methamphetamine and paraphernalia associated with narcotics trafficking.

The Suburban contained two passengers.

The driver faces felony drug charges.

One passenger, Rene F. Zuniga was charged with First Degree Felony Manufacture Delivery of Controlled Substances, Felony Group 1.

The second passenger, Olga Guerrero, was arrested for two warrants.

The passengers were taken to Tom Green County jail and the driver has since been released.