BCSO: Man sells body armor to undercover deputies

John Alameda charged with possession of metal/body armor by felon


SAN ANTONIO – A 28-year-old man was arrested Thursday after he sold body armor to undercover Bexar County sheriff's deputies, authorities said.

According to Bexar County Sheriff's Office spokesman James Keith, members of the Sheriff’s Habitual Offender Team purchased a ballistic vest from John Alameda during an undercover operation.

Alameda was charged with possession of metal/body armor by felon.

Alameda also had a felony warrant for possession of a controlled substance, Keith said.

Alameda has a previous drug conviction and had a small amount of marijuana on him when he was arrested, Keith said. 

He also faces a misdemeanor possession of marijuana charge, Keith said.

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