Alamo police arrest second suspect in stolen AR-15 investigation
UPDATE: Forty-six-year-old Ricardo Vera was charged with theft on Thursday.
Bond was set at $15,000.
Vera is accused of buying a stolen AR-15 from former Alamo police officer Jesus Ramirez, 47.
Police say Vera then sold the stolen AR-15 to someone in Mexico.
Police say more arrests are expected to be made in the investigation.
Original Story: Alamo police have arrested a second suspect in an investigation into a stolen AR-15.
Police say they arrested 46-year-old Ricardo Vera at his home in Hidalgo on Wednesday.
Vera will be arraigned on a theft charge Thursday afternoon.
Former Alamo police officer Jesus Ramirez, 47, was arrested last month after being accused of stealing an AR-15 from the Alamo Police Department in 2014 while he was still an officer.
The Texas Rangers and Alamo Police Department are still working to recover the weapon.