Man Turns Himself Into Police After Authorities Find Jar Full of Marijuana

Man Turns Himself Into Police After Authorities Find Jar Full of Marijuana

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

HOBBS, N.M. - It wasn't a jar full of jelly police found in Hobbs, they say it was marijuana.

Police say they saw the jar in 22-year-old Derek Rodriguez's car.

They made the discovery when they were called out to house party on East Bel Air Court.

According to the police report, the officer spotted the jar in the car and had it towed.

When they searched the vehicle, they say they also found a shotgun, baggies of cocaine and more marijuana.

Police say Rodriguez turned himself in later that day and confessed to selling the cocaine.