Jorge Albert Saenz was arrested Tuesday afternoon on the 700 block of East Third Street for possession of a controlled substance in a drug free zone.

Alice Police Department with the assistance of the Central South Texas Task Force and the Duval County Sheriff's Department executed a search warrant at the residence.

Officers located a bag of marijuana and a marijuana joint in the residence, according to police officials.

Saenz was transported to the Jim Wells County jail.

Earlier on Tuesday, Alice police officers arrested Ernesto Escobedo for possession of a controlled substance at the 50 block of North Johnson. 

Officer Julian Cavazos answered a dispatch call in reference to a disturbance. According to the report, Cavazos saw a man, Escobedo, walking toward a car with his hand in his left pocket and then threw something.

Cavazos located a homemade smoking device under a vehicle and a small clear plastic bag containing synthetic marijuana by a nearby light pole, report stated.

Escobedo was transported to the JWC jail.