Texas Side Police have arrested a local man and recovered drugs in the process.Authorities say they received information that  25 year old Khory Joshua Hicks would be in possession of a large amount of marijuana. Officers spotted the suspect in the 1700 block of New Boston Road. Hicks allegedly threw bags of marijuana from his vehicle as he attempted to flee the area.

The suspect was stopped and apprehended at West 15th Street and Spruce Street. His bond has not been set and he is jailed at the B-State Justice Center.