Search warrant leads to arrest, seizure of AK-47 and marijuana in West Odessa

Israel Bustamante, 63. (Photos: Ector County Sheriff's Office)

ECTOR COUNTY -- A search warrant led to the seizures of marijuana, money and weapons in West Odessa on Wednesday night.

Israel Bustamante, 63, has been charged with Possession of Marijuana, a 3rd Degree Felony.

On Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. the Ector County Sheriff's Department and Tactical Response Team issued a search warrant in the 10000 block of West 16th Street.

Inside the property deputies found the following:

- Three handguns
- One AK-47 assault rifle
- 13 pounds of marijuana
- Cash

A man identified as Bustamante was found at the address and was taken into custody. He has since bonded out.

No other details on the case have been released at this time.


(Photo: Ector County Sheriff's Office)