Victoria man arrested on suspicion of murder, engaging in organized crime
A 24-year-old Victoria man was arrested Friday night on a warrant charging him with attempted murder and engaging in organized criminal activity, according to a report released Monday.
Pedro "Petey" Lucio was indicted on July 7 on a 2005 attempted murder charge of Joseph Gomez, according to the indictment.
Lucio is part of Hermanos Pistoleros Latinos, a prison and street gang.
Lucio was arrested after Victoria County Sheriff's Office Deputy Richard Martin was trying to locate Lucio, the report read.
Lucio was spotted in a green Dodge Durango in a store parking lot at 7:15 p.m. Friday.
Lucio then drove the vehicle to another business, and when he exited the vehicle, Martin was able to determine that Lucio matched the description, the report read.
The arresting deputy was not available for comment Monday night regarding Lucio's warrant.
Corrected July 19, 2010