SPRING, TX – On May 18, 2022, deputies at Constable Mark Herman’s Special Operations and Canine Unit responded to a warning about crime tips in the 5800 block of Stratton Woods Drive. It was reported that a well-known woman, Julicet Diaz-Gonzalez, was at the scene and had an open criminal warrant for a parole. Deputies were met by two men at the front door of the residence, who claimed she was not at the scene.
During a search of the home she was found, she is hiding a bathroom. Deputies also observed in plain view several things indicating illegal drug dealing and evidence that other illegal activity was taking place.
A search warrant was obtained and executed at the residence. The search resulted in a total of 13.34 grams of methamphetamine, 21.99 grams of cocaine, 0.66 grams of heroin, a 30 caliber semi-auto rifle with suppressor, a 9 mm semi-auto pistol, several weapons magazines and ammunition, 2 ballistic vests and large amounts of government ID cards, social security cards, passports, fraudulent and stolen checks and vehicle titles.
Upon further investigation, it was determined that Elkin Mesa, one of the male occupants of the house, was a convicted felon and was in possession of large quantities of illegal drugs, weapons and armor. The other man, Skyler Rice, was found to be in possession of methamphetamine.
‘They were all arrested and placed in Harris County Jail. Elkin Mesa was charged with two counts of possession with intent to supply a controlled substance, criminal possession of a weapon and possession of a prohibited weapon. Skyler Rice was charged with possession of a controlled substance and Julicet Diaz-Gonzalez was booked for his probation order. Prosecution for economic crime may be filed at a later date pending further investigation. ‘ – Constable Mark Herman