Man Arrested after Officer Finds Almost a Pound of Marijuana

Occurred on 10/21/12, 4:57pm  Felony Possession of  Marijuana  9300 SPID    1210210097

Officer E. Tagle pulled over a blue Ford Mustang for running a red light at Flour Bluff and S. Padre Island Drive.  As the Officer was talking to the driver, he could smell the odor of Marijuana coming from the interior of  the vehicle.  Further investigation revealed a backpack inside the vehicle contained approximately a pound of Marijuana.

The driver, Jiray Jamal Wilkinson (05/24/93) was arrested and charged with Possession of Marijuana which is a State Jail Felony punishable by up to two years in jail and $10,000 fine.

A 19-year-old woman in the vehicle was found not to be involved and released.