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Juarez Man Arrested for Possession of Large Quantity of Meth

Marco Antonio Favela-Puga, 19, of Juarez, Mexico met Sgt. Harry Washington and Deputy Pruit of the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Department Interdiction Team Thursday evening around 7:30 p.m. In the encounter Sgt. Washington asked for and was granted permission to search the young man’s bags.

Three clear vacuumed sealed bags contained a white crystal like substance. Favela-Puga admitted the substance was his. The substance tested positive to be methamphetamine.

He is in Hopkins County Jail charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 more than or equal to 400 grams.

Author: Staff Reporter

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