KFOX14 - kfoxtv.com - Search Results
Marijuana found hidden throughout car pulled over for traffic stop
By: Jamel Valencia
EL PASO, Texas - El Paso police discovered more than a pound of marijuana during a traffic stop.
Friday evening, police noticed a car driving southbound on Resler Drive passing the intersection at North Mesa Drive without its headlights on.
The driver, Miguel Angel Valdez, was pulled over, according to police.
During an investigation, the police officer found a baggie with marijuana inside the center console.
That officer requested for a K-9 unit to the scene for assistance, said police.
Under the front dash of the car more marijuana was found and a backpack with a bread bag containing marijuana inside was found in the back seat.
Valdez was placed under arrest.
He was booked into the El Paso County Jail on possession over 4 ounces and under 5 pounds of marijuana.
His bond was set at $3,000.