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Maverick County Sheriff’s Department reports show possession arrests decreased

The Maverick County Sheriff Department on a daily basis handles and investigates all types of crimes including possession of narcotics which include Marijuana which by law is considered illegal in the State of Texas. Although many individuals have been caught with the drug.

Information from the Maverick County Sheriff Department Arrests Reports show a decrease in marijuana possession under 2 oz arrests in 2017 as compared to the same time period in 2016. A review of Maverick County Sheriff Department 2017 first 7 month arrests reports show that there have been 25 arrests since the beginning of the year from January 1st to July 19th.

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Of those 25 arrests the majority approximately 90% were individuals under the age of 30 years old. During 2016 there were a total of 72 Possession of Marijuana under 2 oz arrest in accordance to the Maverick County Sheriff Department arrest book. There were 42 arrests for possession of Marijuana under 2 oz from January 1st to July 19th, 2016.

If you compare both 7 month periods there has actually been a decrease during 2017 in Possession of Marijuana under 2 oz arrests reported by the Maverick County Sheriff Department. The Maverick County Sheriff Department arrests reports show that there were 53 Possession of Marijuana arrests under 2 oz in 2015 recorded by the MCSD.

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