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Abilene man arrested in connection to more than 90 grams of narcotics

By Ariana Garza, Weekend Anchor/Crime & Courts Reporter, agarza@ktxs.com
Published On: Dec 24 2013 07:20:57 PM CST
Updated On: Dec 16 2013 01:24:42 PM CST
Harman Benitez
ABILENE, Texas -

An Abilene man was arrested Friday in connection to more than 90 grams of narcotics.

Police said a marijuana joint fell out of 29-year-old Harman Benitez Jr.’s pocket after he was contacted in a car burglary investigation. After a search of his person and the car, the reporting officer said he found 70.8 grams of methamphetamine and 20 grams of marijuana.

The officer said Benitez also had a gun, which he is not allowed to have as a convicted felon.

Benitez is in the Taylor County Jail charged with: class B possession of marijuana, first degree felony manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance and third degree felony unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon. His total bail is set at $25,750.