A convicted felon’s attempt to purchase body armor lands him back behind bars.
The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office said 28-year old John Alameda was put in cuffs after being caught in an undercover sting Thursday.
“They met up… he made the purchase, and he was subsequently arrested” said James Keith with the Sheriff’s Office, who told KTSA News a potentially dangerous person is again off the streets.
“He’s now charged with possession of body armor by a felon. He also had an active felony warrant for possession of a controlled substance–and during the arrest, we also found he had marijuana on him” Keith said.
Convicted felons are prohibited by law from owning body armor.
“This is a good thing that we were able to get out ahead of” Keith said, adding “A person like Alameda has no business having body armor… and frankly, has no business being out.”