Drugs, thousands in cash found during homicide investigation on NE Side

Murder victim's stepson arrested, charged with possession of marijuana

By Lexi Salazar - Producer

SAN ANTONIO - Marijuana and thousands of dollars in cash were found during a homicide investigation on the Northeast Side.

San Antonio police officers were called to a home in 100 block of Northgate Drive on July 28 after a man was shot and killed.

A detective searched the home and found 6.3 pounds of marijuana and $7,000 in cash.

Police questioned a woman who said the drugs, cash and weapons belonged to 18-year-old Jose Fernando Garcia Jr. -- the murder victim's stepson.

Detectives were unable to find a gun.

Garcia was arrested and is charged with possession of marijuana.

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