ABILENE, Texas -

An Abilene man was arrested Monday for drug possession near a former Abilene ISD elementary school.

According to the police report, John Phillip Borrego, 70, of Abilene was arrested Monday and charged with possession in a drug-free zone.

The APD Special Operations Division obtained a search warrant for his house and found methamphetamine along with scales and packaging material.

Borrego was within 1,000 feet of the old Fannin Elementary School, which has a playground still open to the public.

Borrego was released Monday after posting bail. His bond had been set at $8,000.