Police seize 99 pounds of synthetic marijuana, cash during drug bust

Police seize 99 pounds of synthetic marijuana, cash during drug bust
Items seized from drug bust (Source: Odessa Police Department)
Items seized from drug bust (Source: Odessa Police Department)
Items seized from drug bust (Source: Odessa Police Department)
Items seized from drug bust (Source: Odessa Police Department)
Cash seized from drug bust (Source: Odessa Police Department)
Cash seized from drug bust (Source: Odessa Police Department)

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - Almost 100 pounds of synthetic marijuana, over $170,000 in cash and two firearms were seized in a drug bust.

Ruben Hernandez, 28, is charged with possession of controlled substance.

According to the report, Odessa Police received a tip that Hernandez was selling synthetic marijuana from his business at Big Tex Outer Limits and had a large amount of synthetic marijuana at his home.

Following surveillance on Hernandez, detectives were able to get a search warrant.

That's when police found 99 pounds of synthetic marijuana, almost $172,000 in cash, a Glock pistol and a rifle.

Hernandez is currently behind bars at the Ector County Detention Center.

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