On Monday, March 28, 2016 at approximately 5:00 p.m., Beaumont Police Narcotics assisted Beaumont DEA agents with an investigation that led to a traffic stop on a vehicle on Hwy 90 near Reynolds Road. Beaumont K-9 officers responded and officer Jaris alerted on a hidden compartment in the vehicle revealing approx a Kilo of Heroin and a large amount of U.S. currency. Another vehicle was also stopped in this investigation revealing a large amount of Promethazine.
During further investigation, a search of a residence in the 9500 block of Mclean was conducted and revealed Crack Cocaine, Ecstasy, Heroin, and several handguns.
The suspects arrested were identified as:
Irvin Rojas, age 27- charged with Possession of C/S
Billy Joseph, age 26- charged with Possession of C/S and Unlawful Possession of Firearm by Felon