Nacogdoches PD traffic stop nets 3 arrests, 20 pounds of weed

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - Nacogdoches police have arrested three men and seized 20 pounds of marijuana following a traffic stop on Loop 224 Friday afternoon.

Luis Torres, 19, of Smyrna, Ga., Pedro Santiesteban, 25, of South Bend, Ind., and Christina Garza, 18, of Houston, are charged with felony possession of marijuana.

According to police, Torres was driving a Toyota passenger car northbound in the 400 block of NW Loop 224 and was stopped for a traffic violation. Officers searched the car and found 20 pounds of marijuana in the trunk, according to the report. They also seized a handgun.

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