Police Seize Money and Drugs from Odessa Home

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - Nearly half a ton of pot and cold hard cash.

That's what swat teams uncovered after storming an Odessa home on East 36th Street on Wednesday.

Police say 41-year-old Reynaldo Valenzuela had it all stashed inside the home.

He's now facing federal drug charges.

Officers found nearly half a ton of drugs bundled up, 950 pounds to be exact.

It's worth more than half a million on the street.
Speaking of cash, officers found $180,000.

The swat team went in armed with a warrant.

The dope was found hidden all over the house.

Valenzuela was hauled off to the detention center where he remains locked up.

They were helped by U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement.