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Burleson holds man in marijuana case

Eagle staff report

A Fort Worth man was being held in the Burleson County Jail on Monday after he was arrested a day earlier by an officer who said he found more than three pounds of marijuana in his car.

Zachary Huyge, 28, is being held on $20,000 bail.

According to Department of Public Safety records, Huyge was traveling east on Texas 21 about 4:50 p.m. when a trooper pulled him over for not having a front license plate on his 2002 Mitsubishi Lancer.

The trooper searched the car and found 3.23 lbs. of marijuana inside a black gym bag in the trunk, records state. The marijuana had a street value of about $800, officials said.

Huyge was traveling from Austin to College Station at the time of the arrest, according to the report.

Possession of between four ounces and five pounds of marijuana is a state jail felony, which is punishable by 180 days to two years in a state jail facility and a fine of up to $10,000.

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