Fugitive nabbed near Edna

Jon Raymond, 34, of Victoria was arrested in the early morning hours of March 9 at a residence off of CR 101, outside of Edna, after he failed to show up for court proceedings in Victoria County.

Raymond was arrested in April of 2016 after he was suspected of shooting three subjects in Victoria but failed to appear for his scheduled court appearance. A warrant was issued for his arrest in October of last year. Raymond has been a fugitive ever since.

The US Marshals, Victoria Police Department SWAT team, Victoria Police Department Criminal Investigation Division, Jackson County Sheriff's office, Customs and Border Protection and Rockport Police Department descended on the house where Raymond was taken into custody without further incident.

Also located in the residence were small amounts of methamphetamine and marijuana, along with a firearm. Raymond was arrested on the outstanding warrant while the narcotics and firearms investigation is ongoing.

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