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Gang member, 2 others arrested for drug charges
By: Jamel Valencia
EL PASO, Texas - A Barrio Azteca gang member is off the streets after deputies spotted him in far east El Paso.
Andres Arellano, 34, was walking on the 12200 block of Montana Avenue on Tuesday with two others when he was stopped by a sheriff's deputy. Arellano, who is affiliated with the Barrio Azteca gang, according to deputies, has two outstanding criminal warrants for manufacturing/delivery of cocaine, said a spokeswoman for the sheriff's office.
The two people with Arellano were Joseph Diaz, 40, and Amber Pesnell, 28.
Diaz was arrested for suspicion of possession of marijuana. Pesnell, according to deputies, had 0.3 gram of methamphetamine in her purse and was arrested.
All three were booked into the El Paso County Jail.