Traffic Stop Turns into Drug Bust in Ector County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ECTOR COUNTY - A traffic stop nets a huge stash of marijuana in Ector County.

Investigators say they stopped 18-year-old Rolando Pineda on 2nd and West County.

That's when they found five pounds of pot in his truck.

Then they got a warrant to search a house on McCormick, where they found eight more pounds of pot, and $3,000 in cash.

Pineda is charged with possession of marijuana.