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      Local reporter busted with pot, drug paraphernalia

      Kirk Chaisson // Hidalgo County Jail Photo

      A local reporter was arrested after he was busted with marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

      McAllen police arrested KRGV-TV reporter Kirk Chaisson after he was allegedly caught with marijuana and drug paraphernalia Sunday morning.

      Chaisson was booked into the Hidalgo County Jail after the arrest.

      Details on how much marijuana Chaisson was in possession of were not immediately available.

      The 54-year-old was given a $2,000 PR bond.

      Calls were made to KRGV where station manager John Kittleman issued a statement saying it was an internal personnel matter.