A man was arrested on a felony charge after Texas A&M University police say they found more than 10 pounds of marijuana in the trunk of his car early Thursday.

According to UPD, an officer responded to a call around 6 a.m. Thursday regarding a man sleeping in his car. The officer located Steven Ashley Lyons, 35, of Houston, asleep in his car. The officer woke Lyons, who rolled down the window. According to police, a strong smell of marijuana was emitted and Lyons was asked to step outside of the car for a search. Police say they found $3,000 cash in the car's center console and flakes of a leafy substance on the floorboards. Police opened the trunk and found large vacuum-sealed bags of marijuana in a cardboard box, according to reports. The marijuana weighs more than 10 pounds.

Lyons is charged with possession of more than five pounds of marijuana, a third degree felony punishable by up to 10 years in jail and $10,000 in fines. Lyons was released from the Brazos County Detention Center on $15,000 bond.

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TeaJay20

Where are all the usual "thug" bashers? Good job Aggie police getting this low life off the streets.

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