A DPS trooper expecting to help a motorist having car troubles near Sullivan City, makes a surprising discovery.

Officials say on Monday around 2:26 pm, the officer approached 18 year old Hector Hugo Ortega junior near a business located on U.S. 83 and el faro road, after it appeared he was having mechanical problems with his car.

Upon making contact with the Pharr resident, the officer observed multiple bundles of narcotics in plain view, inside the vehicle.

15 bundles of marijuana weighing approximately 2 hundred and 27 pounds were seized, and Ortega was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana.