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Man attempting to destroy stash of drugs burns down home in process, authorities say

BEXAR COUNTY, Texas – A far east Bexar County man is facing serious charges after he burned down his home to destroy his stash of drugs, authorities said.

John Ames Miller is charged with possession of a controlled substance between 4 grams and 200 grams and unlawful possession of a firearm.

The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office said Miller noticed a group of bounty hunters on the property and reportedly attempted to destroy a stash of drugs but also burned down the house in the process.

The fire happened Wednesday about 1:30 p.m. in the 6700 block of Billy Sames Road.

Authorities believe the home may have been used as a drug lab.

The Bexar County Fire Marshal's Office is investigating the fire and will determine whether any more charges will be filed.

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