Posted: Mar 24, 2013 4:08 PM
JIM WELLS COUNTY - The Sheriff Department made a big drug bust yesterday during a traffic stop. Deputy Edward Sanchez and his K9 pulled over this Ford f-150 on Highway 281 near County Road 120. After searching the truck, he found 341.5 pounds of marijuana in the tool box. The drugs have a street value of nearly $170,750. Deputies arrested 27-year-old Jose Carrion and 28-year-old Jessica Montalvo. They're charged with possession of marijuana over 50 pounds which is a second degree felony. Deputies also called child protective services because they had a one-year-old child with them.
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