Posted: May 10, 2013 4:04 PM
Updated: May 10, 2013 4:13 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.
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