May 10, 2013 5:04 PM
JIM WELLS COUNTY- A man is facing drug charges following a routine traffic stop.
24-year old Christopher Barrera is charged with marijuana possession.
Jim Wells Sheriff Deputies stopped Barrera on Highway 281 Friday morning.
A K9 officer alerted deputies that something was in the car's trunk.
Deputies found 48-pounds of marijuana hidden in a false compartment.
Authorities say the compartment had been sealed using "bondo", in an attempt to avoid detection.
2 days ago
Do you have a tip, information about a breaking news story, or a story idea for 6 Investigates? Contact the KRIS 6 News Desk at 361-884-6666 or send us an email.
Send us your feedback. We want to hear from you!
Look at photos and videos and share them!
|KRISTV.COM Mobile Website
Get KRISTV.com on your mobile or PDA!
|KRISTV.COM Mobile Apps
Get our mobile apps on your mobile or PDA!
See the latest winning numbers!
|6 News Team
Read about your favorite KRIS-TV personalities!
|FCC Online Public File
FCC Public File of Records, Reports, and more