Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 6:52 PM, Officers responded to 2980 Charles St., in reference to a possible burglary. Upon arrival, Officers cleared the residence and located a deceased Hispanic male, later identified as 40 year old Norlan Moreno. Officers spoke with a female that arrived on scene and learned the she, Moreno and Joaquin Humberto Garcia, a 32 year old male, all lived at the residence. She told officers she had reason to believe Garcia killed Moreno and provided video evidence that was recorded on a surveillance camera inside the residence. She advised Garcia fled the area in a black, 2013 Volkswagen Jetta. Officers entered the license plate information into TCIC/NCIC and both the vehicle and Garcia were later stopped and detained by Victoria Police Department. Beaumont Police Investigators obtained a search warrant for the residence and later an arrest warrant for Garcia.
Garcia is currently in custody in Victoria for the Murder warrant and has a $1,000,000 bond.