Sheriff’s Deputy Takes Down Drug Dealer

Photo courtesy of Tom Green County Sheriff's Dept

On Tuesday, January 31, Deputy Michael Farmer with the Tom Green County Sheriff’s Department conducted a traffic stop involving John Robert Arispe.

While Deputy Farmer was checking into Arispe’s information, Arispe fled the scene in the vehicle.

Deputy Farmer pursued and caught up with Arispe.

Arispe’s vehicle was searched due to probable cause and approximately 280 grams of methamphetamine were discovered.

Scales and a large amount of cash were also discovered.

Arispe has been charged with Evading Arrest & Detention, Manufacturing & Delivery of Control Substance, Possession and Delivery of Drug Paraphernalia and two local outstanding warrants.