Man Faces Drug Charges

Officers pulled over a man during a traffic stop Friday night in the 1000 block of Clare.  The driver,  Raul Barrera Jr., 27, was arrested for an outstanding Jim Wells County warrant for Probation Violation and Driving While License Invalid.

Barrera was additionally charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance when approximately 24 grams of Cocaine were found in the floor board of the vehicle.

Officers also found several packages of what is believed to be "synthetic marijuana" which was confiscated pending further investigation. Barrera could face additional charges if the "synthetic marijuana" is deemed illegal.


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