Posted: Mar 25, 2013 11:04 AM
Updated: Mar 25, 2013 11:04 AM
ALICE - The Jim Wells County Sheriff's Office made a big drug bust during a traffic stop along Highway 281 near County Road 120 over the weekend.
A deputy reported finding 341 pounds of marijuana inside the tool box of a Ford F-150. The drugs have a street value of nearly $171,000.
27-year-old Jose Carrion and 28-year-old Jessica Montalvo are charged with possession of marijuana. Deputies also called for the assistance of Child Protective Services because they had a one year old child with them in the truck.
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