Synthetic marijuana, baggies found in Cameron traffic stop

CAMERON, Texas (KWTX) Cameron police arrested two men Wednesday following a traffic stop and search and recovered a significant amount of synthetic marijuana.

Alfredo Alzalde, 18, and Abel Alzalde, 17, both of Cameron, were held Thursday in the Milam County Jail where Alfredo Alzalde was ordered held on a $7,500 bond charged with evading arrest and possession of marijuana and was held without bond charged with manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance, a jail records clerk said.

Abel Alzalde was held facing a charge of manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance, no driver’s license and failure to maintain financial responsibility (insurance) but no bond was posted because he had not yet been formally arraigned by a judge, the clerk said.

At about 1:40 p.m. Wednesday a Cameron police officer on routine patrol initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle at 9th Street and Central Avenue, Cameron police Chief Randy Dixon said.

During the routine stop the officer found probable cause the search the vehicle, which was occupied by two Hispanic men, and during that search found about 70 grams of a substance believed to be K-2/Spice and more than 100 plastic baggies, some of which contained the K-2 substance.

Both men were arrested at the scene and taken to the Milam County Jail to await arraignment, Dixon said.

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