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Jim Wells County Deputies Seize 48 Pounds of Marijuana

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JIM WELLS COUNTY (Kiii News) -

Jim Wells County Sheriff's deputies took 48 pounds of marijuana off of their streets after making an arrest on Friday.

Deputies arrested 24-year old Christopher Barrera, from Mission, Texas, who is now facing charges of possession of marijuana.

Investigators said a deputy pulled over a Dodge four-door car along U.S. Highway 281 and State Highway 44 when a K-9 officer alerted the deputy to the rear portion of the vehicle. After a search of the car, the pot was discovered.