POSTED: Monday, March 17, 2014 - 8:47am
UPDATED: Monday, March 17, 2014 - 9:05am
Gladewater, Texas (KETK) —
A Gregg County man is behind bars for possession of over 200 pounds of marijuana.
Patrick Charles Christian, 37, was arrested for possession of marijuana at around 8:00 p.m., Saturday,
Gregg County deputies responded to a home in the 160 block of Spokane Street in Gladewater on a suspicious person call. While speaking with Christian, deputies smelled marijuana and asked for consent to search the residence.
When Christian refused, a warrant was obtained and deputies found over 212 pounds of marijuana valued at nearly $130,000. Also found on the property were digital scales, a grinder and five firearms.
Christian was booked into the Gregg County Jail ans his bond has been set at $10,000.