Damaris Garcia was arrested with 320 lbsof marijuanaPosted on December 3, 2008
On December 3, 2008 a Department of Public Safety officer stopped a 2000 Ford Explorer for a traffic violation on interstate 10. When the officer approached the vehicle he was able to see the bundles of marijuana in the rear of the vehicle. The driver Damaris A. Garcia, age 31, was apprehended but the passenger fled on foot. When the vehicle was searched officers found sixteen bales of marijuana, weighing 320 pounds. Garcia received charges for possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana for sale and transportation of marijuana for sale. The passenger was not apprehended at the time but an investigation followed.