Narcotics search warrant nets six arrests

Odessa police arrested a woman with 24 warrants and charged five others in connection to a narcotics search warrant that was executed over the weekend.

Officers responded to the 300 block of Divine Avenue on Friday in attempt to locate Diana Nino, who had 24 outstanding warrants for her arrest. Upon arrival, officers observed a Chevrolet Silverado parked in the driveway of her residence. Officers further observed in plain view a large jar of marijuana, along with a white powdery substance scattered all throughout the listed vehicle.

Officers made contact with five male subjects, identified as Paul Llanez, 32, Jesus Estrada, 17,  Jesus Muniz, 18, Racobie Williams, 28, and Gerrardo Sanchez, 18. Officers found all five subjects to be in possession of marijuana, THC and approximately 50.5 grams of cocaine. Officers also found Llanez to be in possession of a loaded ruger handgun.

Based on the facts and circumstances presented during the investigation, OPD obtained a search warrant for the residence. Officers located Nino and four small children inside the residence. Nino was placed into custody for her 24 outstanding warrants and the children were placed into CPS custody.

While searching the residence, officers discovered a Glock handgun, THC, Xanax and a glass bong containing marijuana. Based on the facts and circumstances presented during the investigation, all six subjects were charged and arrested accordingly and transported to the Ector County Law Enforcement Center.

Llanez, Estrada, Muniz, Williams and Sanchez have all been charged with manufacture/delivery of cocaine, a first degree felony, possession of THC, a state jail felony, and possession of marijuana, a Class A misdemeanor. Llanez was additionally charged with unlawful carrying of a weapon, a Class A misdemeanor, and eight misdemeanor warrants.