Major Drug Bust From A Simple Traffic Stop

Date:   July 8, 2018 at 7:56 P.M.
Location:  S. 19th Street @ Laredo Street
Offense: Possession Of Marijuana >5LBS<=50LBS
Child Endangerment
Money Laundering
Case #: 1807080100

Corpus Christi Senior Police Officer Christopher Meer stopped a vehicle for a moving traffic safety violation and ended up seizing close to 10 pounds of high-grade marijuana and over $21,000 in cash that is believed to be the profits of drug sales.

Officer Meer arrested John Andrew Alvarado, 01/16/1992, and Jeanette Marie Lopez, 05/06/1992, for Felony Drug Charges,  Money Laundering, and Child Endangerment.

Their two children, a two-year-old boy and a three-year-old girl that were in the vehicle at the time of the traffic stop were turned over to Texas Child Protective Services.