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Drugs found inside soda cup, court papers during traffic stop
By: Jesse Martinez
EL PASO, Texas A traffic stop led to the discovery of marijuana hidden in a soda cup and between a folded subpoena.
Police said officers pulled over a 2004 Chevrolet Suburban with expired dealer tags at 6:15 p.m. Friday in the 5000 block of Knox Drive.
Officers said they had a strong odor of burnt marijuana coming from the vehicle, police said.
The driver, Daniel Acuna, 32, was found drugs inside the vehicle, police said. A marijuana joint was hidden in a 32-ouncesoda cup and loose marijuana was found inside folded El Paso Municipal Court summons papers, police said.
About 0.1 grams of cocaine was also discovered underneath the driver's seat, police said.
Acuna was charged with possession of marijuana less than 2 ounces and possession of a controlled substance less than 1 gram.
He was booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility.