Victoria Sheriff's Office deputy finds 67 pounds of marijuana in fuel tank
June 27, 2014 at 1:27 a.m.
A Victoria County Sheriff's Office deputy found 13 bundles of marijuana in the fuel tank of a truck Friday morning.
The deputy, who was working as part of the office's Special Operations Unit Interdiction Team, stopped a white Dodge pickup on U.S. Highway 59, south of Victoria.
The driver, Ovidio Cruz-Trevino, 39, of Rio Grande City, was arrested on a charge of possession of marijuana between 50 and 2,000 pounds, after the marijuana, weighing 67 pounds, was found in the fuel tank.
Cruz-Trevino remained in the county jail Friday night.