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Suspected DWI driver found with cocaine
By: Jamel Valencia
EL PASO, Texas - An El Paso man arrested for allegedly driving while intoxicated was found to be in possession of cocaine when deputies and the man arrived at the police station overnight.
A sheriff's deputy spotted 30-year-old Erik Marquez-Carbajal ignoring a stop sign while driving on the 13400 block of Montana Avenue around 2 a.m.
When the deputy pulled over Marquez-Carbajal, he discovered that he was driving while intoxicated.
Marquez-Carbajal was placed under arrest and taken to the police station.
When they arrived, deputies said the deputy found two bags and a folded dollar filled with what he believed to be cocaine in Marquez-Carbajal's possession.
The white substance tested positive for cocaine and weighed 1.5 grams.