Walker County Sheriff’s Office Arrests 2 Riverside Men on Charges of Trafficking Narcotics
On July 14, 2015 at approximately 5:30 p.m. the Walker County Sheriff’s Office and the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office arrested two male suspects for Manufacture and Delivery of a Controlled Substance, Felony of the 1st degree (Penalty Group 1), 400 grams or more of Methamphetamine.
Deputies from both agencies received information that the two suspects from Riverside, Texas were engaged in the trafficking of narcotics. During the course of the joint investigation, deputies conducted a traffic stop on the suspect vehicle. The driver initially pulled to the side of the roadway in compliance with law enforcement, but then sped away at a high rate of speed. The vehicle and suspects were apprehended after a brief vehicle pursuit and placed under arrest. Deputies involved searched the suspect vehicle and recovered four kilograms of methamphetamine. The methamphetamine has a street value of $320,000.00. The offense is punishable by imprisonment in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for life or for a term of not more than 99 years or less than 15 years, and a fine not to exceed $250,000.
The occupants of the suspect vehicle were identified as 34 year old Rando Saaverda-Ramirez of Riverside and 61 year old Rando Saaverda-Zumaya of Riverside.
Walker County Sheriff Clint McRae advises that he is very proud of how this operation came together and would like to thank his staff and the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office for a job well done.