SAN ANTONIO – The Bexar County Sheriff's Office announced the arrest of a 37-year-old man who officials said is a confirmed member of the Tango Blast gang and was found in possession of approximately 2 kilograms of methamphetamine.
The man, identified as Jesse Jose Ortiz, is now being charged with a first-degree felony.
BCSO officials said the agency's Street Crimes deputies stopped Ortiz's vehicle around 7 p.m. Friday.
With the help of a K-9 unit, officials said the BCSO narcotics team discovered about 2 kilos of meth inside Ortiz's vehicle. Officials said they also learned of his affiliation with Tango Blast.
The Sheriff's Office said Ortiz now faces a charge of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance in penalty group one over 400 grams.
BCSO officials said the seizure has a street value of about $200,000.
According to court records, Ortiz was released from custody after posting a $100,000 bond.