Drug bust in Marlin

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Marlin Police say one person is in the Falls County Jail as of Saturday evening after a drug bust around noon. 

Officer Collazo with the Marlin Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for the violation of Speeding.

During the contact with the violator, Officer Collazo smelt a strong odor of marijuana omitting from the vehicle.

Officer Collazo then contacted Sergeant Ott with the Marlin Police Department to assist on the traffic stop.

A probable cause search was conducted on the vehicle.

During the investigation, Officer Collazo found 1 pound and 2.9 ounces of marijuana, 169 grams of Xanax, 95 grams of Hydrocodone along with over $2,300 in cash.

A handgun that was fully loaded was found between the driver side seat and center console.

Another magazine for the gun was located in the center console.

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