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Man jailed for trying to pass weed and meth at ABIA checkpoint

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A man is in Travis County jail after trying to pass drugs through Austin Airport's security checkpoint. Police records say 44-year-old John Alvey had a bulge in his sock spotted by a body scanner, which turned out to be a bag of marijuana. While being booked into jail, deputies found a small bag of methamphetamine in his pocket. Alvey faces possession charges.

 

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