Man driving stolen vehicle arrested

Jon Chance Manzare. Photo Source: Wood County
Jon Chance Manzare. Photo Source: Wood County

WOOD COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - Released by the Wood County Sheriff's Department:

WOOD COUNTY - On Tuesday, 04-13-2010, at approximately 6:48 p.m., Wood County Deputy Zachary Soto and Alba Police Officer, Sergeant Juan Ramirez, responded to a location in the Alba, Texas area in reference to a vehicle that was possibly stolen from the Addison, Texas area.

The officers located the vehicle and made contact with the suspect claiming to own the vehicle. The subject was identified as Jon Chance Manzare, a 26-year-old white male from Bedford, Texas.

A determination was made that Manzare was not the owner of the vehicle and Manzare was arrested for Theft of Property >=20K<100K. Permission was obtained to search the location in which Manzare was located and the officers discovered numerous items of narcotic contraband and paraphernalia along with a loaded .44 special handgun.

The officers also located a sizeable quantity of methamphetamine weighing approximately 17 grams. Manzare was also charged with the offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance, Penalty Group 1, >= 4 grams < 200 grams.

Manzare was booked into the Wood County Detention Facility to await magistration for the above offenses.