Deputies stumble upon pounds of illicit drugs

While trying to serve an arrest warrant in northwest Harris County on Thursday, deputies discovered approximately 7 pounds of marijuana, 3.2 pounds of cocaine, 1.5 grams of methamphetamine, an assault rifle and various scales.

September 28, 2012 3:49:39 PM PDT
Deputies executing a arrest warrant at northwest Harris County home ended up arresting another person after they stumbled upon pounds of illicit drugs at the residence.

The drugs were discovered Thursday at a home in the 9700 block of Fairbanks North Houston, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies executing an arrest warrant said they immediately smelled marijuana upon entering the home. During a search of the residence, they discovered approximately 7 pounds of marijuana, 3.2 pounds of cocaine, 1.5 grams of methamphetamine, an assault rifle and various scales.

A woman who was inside the home was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana. She's been identified as 23-year-old Ricarda Carolina Nino-Munoz.

The person who is at center of the arrest warrant was not at the house and remains at-large.