Webb County Sheriff's Office arrest a man for possession of marijuana`

LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) - The Webb County Sheriff’s Office arrest a man and a minor for allegedly being in possession of marijuana.

According to the sheriff’s office, the incident happened on February 10th when deputies encountered a white Pontiac Sedan parked near the El Cenizo riverbanks.

Deputies say they saw several people running towards the river carrying bundles of a green leafy substance.

When deputies search the parked vehicle they discovered that the bundles contained marijuana.

Officials say the bundles weighed a total of 161 pounds.

As a result, deputies arrested 18-year-old Jose Rolando Ortiz along with a male juvenile for possession of marijuana.

Ortiz was transported to the Webb County Jail where he was booked and held in lieu of no bond. The male juvenile was transported to the Webb County Youth Village

The Webb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident.