Yesterday, June 9, 2015 just before noon, a Rosenberg Police Officer stopped a vehicle for a minor traffic violation. Subsequently, three individuals were arrested for a myriad of offenses and were discovered to be involved with a home invasion which occurred in Houston.
Rosenberg Police stopped a vehicle in the 1300 block of Avenue H for a minor traffic violation. The officer quickly discovered the occupants of the vehicle were in possession of marijuana. While the officer was speaking with one of the suspects, the suspect tried to dispose of a handgun by throwing it under the vehicle. The officer immediately detained the suspect and discovered a second handgun concealed on his person. Back-up officers arrived and all three occupants of the vehicle were safely detained.
Officer discovered a rifle, a shotgun, six handguns and a cache of ammunition in the vehicle. Officers also discovered equipment used to create fraudulent credit cards, plus various electronics including cell phones and laptops, marijuana and cocaine along with drug paraphernalia, and personal items such as purses and jewelry. The victim of a home invasion was eventually identified through some of the recovered stolen property.
The alleged suspects are Isaac Prestamo (32 years old) from Houston, Miguel Velasquez (30 years old) from Houston and Meghan Alexander (21 years old) from Conroe. Isaac Prestamo was charged with Manufacture/Delivery of Controlled Substance, Unlawfully Carrying of a Weapon, Tampering with Identification Numbers, Unlawful Use of Criminal Instruments, Resisting Arrest and Possession of Marijuana. Miguel Velasquez was charged with Manufacture/Delivery of Controlled Substance, Unlawfully Carrying of a Weapon, Unlawful Use of Criminal Instruments, Possession of Controlled Substance, Unlawful Possession of Firearm by Felon and Possession of Marijuana. Meghan Alexander was charged with Possession of Marijuana. All three were transferred to Fort Bend County Jail and are awaiting bonds to be set.
Rosenberg is currently working with the Houston Police Department, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) and the Secret Service in order to determine the extent of involvement by three suspects in any other criminal activities.