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Jun 6, 2014 2:47 PM

Man Wanted For Agg. Assault Is Now Behind Bars

ALCIE - A man wanted for aggravated assault in Nueces County is now in the Jim Wells County Jail facing even more charges.

Late yesterday Alice Police got a tip that 19-year-old Dustin Moreida was at his home on South Adams. Sure enough, officers found Moreida in the home and arrested him.

Police also found a shotgun, a semi-automatic pistol, some synthetic marijuana and just over $500 in cash.

The handgun was stolen during a home burglary.

Police say the shotgun was used during the aggravated assault here in Nueces County.

Moreida is now facing additional drug and theft charges.

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