(Officer recognizes wanted person)…The officer was on routine patrol at the time.
El Centro Police say officer Munoz was patrolling the 700 block of Adams Avenue at around 10:44 Wednesday night. Munoz noticed a man walking in the area. The officer recognized the man and knew he had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. The officer contacted the man and placed him under arrest for the warrant. A probation search led to the discovery of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. Police did not reveal the arrested man’s identity.