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Bundles of Marijuana Found in Edinburg home

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Posted: Dec 26, 2012 12:02 PM

Updated: Dec 26, 2012 12:24 PM

EDINBURG - Investigators found about 67 pounds of marijuana hidden in a trash can in an Edinburg home. Hidalgo County sheriff's deputies also recovered a 12-guage shotgun from the house on the 12700 block of Lemon Drive on Saturday.

The narcotics unit got information that a gang was stashing marijuana at the home. A man identified as Juan Carlos Garcia was arrested at the scene and two other people were detained.

Garcia faces charges of possession of marijuana and unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon.

Topics: Edinburg, lemon drive, marijuana, seizure, shotgun

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