Narcotics Investigation Leads to Arrest of 4 Subjects with Firearms, Marijuana & Over 11 Grams of Cocaine
Odessa Police arrested John Anthony Sanchez DOB 10-10-00, Marcus Dwayne McCowan DOB 1-15-85, and Diamonique Lashawn Justice DOB 8-22-00, on 4-6-18 at approximately 1451 hours for Evading Arrest or Detention “Class A Misdemeanor” and Possession of Marijuana “Class B Misdemeanor”. Miguel Angel Sanchez DOB 1-17-98, was also charged with Possession of Marijuana “Class B Misdemeanor”.
John Sanchez was additionally charged with Manufacture or Delivery of a Controlled Substance “1st Degree Felony”. Officers observed a white Lexus traveling with an expired registration before pulling into a driveway in the 2700 block of Chestnut. Officers further observed a male subject exit the vehicle with a clear container containing marijuana. Officers observed another male subject smoking marijuana.
Officers activated their emergency lights in front of the residence and three male subjects immediately fled on foot. Marcus McCowan and Diamonique Justice ran into the residence but were caught and placed into custody. John Sanchez ran into a residential backyard and jumped over a fence before being caught and placed into custody by officers. Miguel Sanchez was also at the residence and was detained pending further investigation.
While officers were inside the residence, they observed several plastic baggies, a container full of marijuana, a digital scale, a Glock handgun case, a Glock handgun, a rifle, multiple identification cards, and several counterfeit one hundred dollar bills. Based on the facts and circumstances presented during the investigation, Odessa Police obtained a search warrant for the residence.
Upon executing the search warrant, officers located four bags of cocaine, weighing approximately 11.1 grams. Investigation revealed that the cocaine belonged to John Sanchez. All four subjects were found to be in possession of marijuana. Based on the facts and circumstances presented during the investigation, all four subjects were charged and arrested accordingly.
John Sanchez Marcus McCowan Diamonique Justice Miguel Sanchez