Over pound of pot near school brings arrest

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Police in Gatesville report finding over a pound of marijuana close to a pre-school, bringing enhanced charges against a 26-year-old man who had it in his home.

Brandon David Deweese remained in the Coryell County Jail Wednesday on charges of possession of marijuana in a drug free zone.

Gatesville police had gone to an apartment in the 1400 block of Westview Drive at 12:42 a.m. Tuesday after getting a tip that a quantity of drugs might be stored there.

They made contact with the resident and was given permission to look through the apartment and found the marijuana in plain sight in an open box in one of the rooms of the apartment.

Deweese was taken into custody on the spot.

Gatesville police said that the marijuana had a total weight of a pound and ten ounces.

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