U.S. citizen from Orotina held on marijuana possession charge

A Colombian-born man with U.S. citizenship has been detained after police said they found marijuana inside his vehicle.

The police action involved the Fuerza Pública and the Policía de Control de Drogas.

The man was detained in the Coyolar de Orotina, Alajuela, subdivision, police said.

The man was identified by the last name of Betancur. 

Police said they found 467 grams of marijuana, about 16.5 ounces.

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