Five search warrant executions net arrests for fraud, drugs, crimes against children in Abilene

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ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – Five people were arrested for fraud, drugs, and crimes against children during five search warrant executions by the Abilene Police Department over the past two days. 

The searches, which were executed at the following locations, led to the recovery of endangered children, child pornography, narcotics, and evidence connected to forgery and identity theft:

  • South Abilene Hotel (unidentified) – Abilene police detectives executed a search warrant at a south side hotel and found cocaine and identity theft evidence. Daniel Lopen-Ortiz, 43, and Luis Encarnacion-Baez, 21, were arrested. 
  • 2700 block of S. 11th Street – Fraud and drug paraphernalia was confiscated from the residence, but no arrest has been made. A press release states charges are pending. 
  • 4500 block of Twin Oaks Drive – A juvenile male was found to be in possession of child pornography. He will not be identified due to his age, but he will be prosecuted through the juvenile justice system.
  • 3200 block of S. 15th Street – See Below 
  • 13000 block of FM 19 – Two search warrants were executed (in conjunction with the address above), leading to the arrests of Matthew Sivley, 30, Amber Sivley, 30, and Zachery Inman, 23. The trio is accused of having meth and counterfeit cash. Amber Sivley and Inman are also facing child endangerment charges for allegedly having meth around two children under the age of 10, who have been released into CPS care. Read more about their arrests here

BigCountryHomepage will continue to provide the latest information on these investigations. Check back for updates as additional details are released. 

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