Deputies seized 48 grams of crystal meth hidden in a flower vase Saturday, May 11.

Deputies arrested Michael Alegria Jr. for manufacture and delivery of a control substance.

According to Jim Wells County Sheriff's officials, deputies were at a house in the Tecolote area when they observed narcotics and drug paraphernalia in plain view.

They received consent to search the residence. The search led to the seizure of the crystal meth.

Alegria was transported and booked into the Jim Wells County jail.