Deputies bust two with guns, drugs

Harris County Sheriff’s Office District 1 patrol deputies have arrested and charged two men for felony possession of marijuana, possession of a controlled substance PG 2 and felon in possession of a weapon.

Deputies responded to a disturbance call to an apartment in the 900 block of Cypress Station Thursday night.

When deputies arrived at the apartment at around 5:15 p.m., the two suspects now identified as 21-year-olds Keithdrick Austin and Christopher Stevenson were attempting to leave.

Deputies smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming from the open front door of the apartment, and also observed a large amount of marijuana on a table, HCSO reported.

Both men were detained at the scene.

A search of the apartment found several weapon’s including a loaded a AK-47 rifle, a Glock 19 handgun and a Smith and Wesson SD 40 handgun.

Deputies also seized 1.5 Lbs. of marijuana, 10 bars of Xanax, 18 grams of hydrocodone and $2,100 dollars in currency.

Numerous digital scales and packing material were also recovered.


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