HARLINGEN, TX (KVEO NEWS CENTER 23) — Police arrested a brother and sister after responding to a call in reference to a male subject with a shotgun.
On Tuesday, May 28, around 7 a.m. a call was made to police of a unconscious male laying face-down, with a shotgun, at a apartment complex in Harlingen.
Officers responded to the location and found the male, still unconscious, and the shotgun, as the caller had described. Officers removed the shotgun from the reach of the man and he was detained for questioning.
The subject was identified as Damien Michael Leal, 19, and he was arrested for possession of a prohibited weapon, the shotgun barrel was only 11 inches.
The arresting officer then made contact with Leal's sister, Jessica Nellie Estrella, 20, at a nearby apartment and while interviewing her the officer noticed marijuana on a counter, she was then arrested and charged with possession of marijuana.