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Man arrested during drug bust at San Antonio motel

Suspect caught with luggage filled with marijuana, faces several charges

A drug bust at a north San Antonio motel led to an arrest and the seizure of a luggage packed with marijuana.

San Antonio police conducted the drug bust at El Montan Motel in the 6800 block of San Pedro Avenue around 11:30 p.m. Monday.

According to officers, a known gang member with two felony warrants was staying at the motel. Officers knocked on the door and the suspect fled.

He was caught several blocks away and taken into custody, San Antonio police said. Another man was detained by police as well.

Officers found luggage inside the room containing five to ten pounds of marijuana.

In addition to the warrants, the suspect now faces charges of felony possession with intent to distribute and evading arrest, San Antonio police said. The suspect's name has not been released.

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