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     On Monday 03/06/2017, Sgt. Philip Hester with the Matagorda County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division, along with Sgt. Michael Ferrel with the Criminal Investigation Division, conducted a traffic stop on Allenhurst Rd. near Hasema Rd. which is located on the east side of Matagorda County.  

The vehicle was a 2003 Buick Century driven by Raul Arana, 24 years old, and had a passenger in the vehicle named Brandon Zamora, 23 years old. 

Sgt. Hester deployed K9 Officer Maximus who did a free air search around the vehicle and gave a positive alert for narcotics.  Sgt. Hester performed a search of the vehicle and located a large amount of synthetic marijuana in the trunk. 

Raul Arana and Brandon Zamora were arrested and each charged with Possession of the synthetic marijuana which is a 1st degree Felony.  

Synthetic marijuana is classified as a Controlled Substance in Penalty Group 2.  Brandon Zamora was also charged with possession of marijuana less than 2 ounces which is a Class B Misdemeanor. 

The synthetic marijuana weighed a little over 3.5 pounds.  The 2003 Buick Century along with $312.00 in cash will be kept pending seizure.

 

     Sheriff Skipper Osborne said a Job well done by Sgt. Hester, Sgt. Ferrel, and K9 Maximus.

 

Matagorda County Sheriff’s Office

Sgt. James Orr

03/08/2017

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