Johnson City traffic stop nets illegal drug stash, stolen gun

A traffic stop in Johnson City resulted in the arrest of the occupants and seizure of several different kinds of illicit drugs.



From staff reports •

On Sept. 4, Johnson City Police Department stopped a vehicle coming through town loaded with a variety of drugs and a stolen firearm.

With the assistance of the Blanco County Sheriff's Office, investigators detected an “odor of marijuana” and then conducted a search on the vehicle.

Seized were: nine pounds of marijuana; two pounds of Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) wax; and more than two and a half pounds of liquid THC as well as illicit hashish and Ecstacy.

Authorities charged the occupants with several first and second degree felony charges and a state jail felony charge of possession of a stolen firearm.

Suspects remain in the Blanco County Jail.

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