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Abilene men allegedly caught with several grams of marijuana, meth

By Ariana Garza, Weekend Anchor/Crime & Courts Reporter, agarza@ktxs.com
Published On: Aug 24 2013 08:28:39 PM CDT
Updated On: Aug 24 2013 08:28:48 PM CDT
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ABILENE, Texas -

Two men were arrested Thursday after police said they were caught with drugs in north Abilene.

Frank Esparza, 18, and Jose Contreras, 33, were passengers in a car pulled over on a traffic stop on Hickory Street. According to police, Contreras had more than 21 grams of marijuana and nearly four grams of methamphetamine with him. Esparza allegedly had nearly 27 grams of marijuana.

As of Saturday, Contreras remains in the Taylor County Jail on $17,000 total bond for additional charges.