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Three face charges after police find synthetic weed




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FLORESVILLE -- Three area residents each have been charged with possession of a controlled substance not in a penalty group, after police here arrested them Aug. 29.

According to Detective George Ortiz of the Floresville Police Department, Floresville Patrolman Matthew Redd reported that he was on patrol in the 1500 block of Plum Street at approximately 10:26 p.m. Redd observed a green pickup truck drive up to a house that he believed was abandoned, and observed people sitting in the vehicle.

The patrolman made contact with the driver -- Grant Edward Beasley, 19, of Floresville -- who told Redd that the three were moving into the house. Because there were no boxes or furniture in the truck, the officer decided to investigate further, enlisting the help of fellow Floresville Patrolman James “Billy” Mitchell, who was given consent to search the vehicle.

Inside the pickup truck, Mitchell found pipes consistent with those used to smoke marijuana, along with several bags of Rainbow King Kong synthetic marijuana -- which became illegal in the state in 2011.

Beasley also was charged with possession or delivery of drug paraphernalia and being a licensed driver not in possession of a driver license. Also arrested were his passengers -- Jaime Antonio Ayala, 33, of San Antonio and Elva Lorena Barrera, 18, of Floresville. The three were transported to the Wilson County Jail.

According to jail records, Wilson County Pct. 4 Justice of the Peace Richard “Dickie” Jackson set bonds for Ayala and Barrera each at $2,000. Beasley’s bonds were set at a total of $3,400. Both Beasley and Barrera posted bond and were released, while Ayala remained behind bars as of press time Sept. 9.
 

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