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Abilene man caught with marijuana, outstanding robbery warrant

By Ariana Garza, Weekend Anchor/Crime & Courts Reporter, agarza@ktxs.com
Published On: Jan 07 2013 08:00:50 PM CST
Andres Avila
ABILENE, Texas -

An Abilene man was arrested Friday for allegedly having nearly 10 ounces of marijuana and an outstanding warrant for his arrest.

Police said they came into contact with 22-year-old Andres Avila while they were executing a search warrant on North 19th Street.

He allegedly surrendered 9.9 ounces of marijuana and also had an outstanding warrant for first degree felony aggravated robbery.

As of Monday, Avila is in the Taylor County Jail on bond totaling $153,500. He also has an immigration hold.