On Monday 09/23/2013 around 6:40 p.m., Aransas Pass Police ran a search warrant on room #16 at the Cedar Lodge Motel located at 702 N. Commercial Street. Police were armed with evidence that the occupants, Jose Mendoza DOB 06/29/1962 and Barbara Kirby DOB 12/27/1969, were selling illegal narcotics. As a result of the search, police recovered several grams of crack-cocaine and a small amount of money believed to be money received through drug transactions.
This is not the first time Aransas Pass Police have arrested Jose Mendoza. Back on March 11, 2013, Aransas Pass Police ran a search warrant on Jose Mendoza’s residence, then located out on FM 1069. During that search warrant, Aransas Pass Police seized over 10 grams of heroin.