11 ounces of marijuana seized from Abilene home, 2 suspects arrested

Editor's Note: This article originally stated 110 ounces of marijuana was seized from an Abilene home because that was the number Abilene police released, but they have since said a typographical error was committed and have changed the number to 11 ounces. 

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - Two suspects were arrested after 11 ounces of marijuana was seized from an Abilene home last week. 

Joseph Wilborn, 35, was charged with Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Possession of Marijuana, Theft of a Firearm, and Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Deanda Hughes, 43, was charged with Possession of Marijuana. 

Abilene police chief Stan Standridge says the pair was taken into custody after a search warrant was executed at a home on the 4000 block of Redbud Circle on January 25. 

Officers seized 11 ounces of marijuana, a pistol, and $655 in cash during the search warrant execution.

Both Wilborn and Hughes were released from the Taylor County Jail after posting bond. 


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