Odessa Teenager Caught Tossing Drugs Out of His Car

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - An Odessa teenager caught red handed tossing a bag of cocaine out of his car during a traffic stop.

Police tell NewsWest 9, they saw 18-year-old Damien Ortiz threw the drugs out when they tried to pull him over for expired tags.

When he finally stopped, we're told officers got the baggie.

The baggie had the cocaine inside.

Ortiz was arrested for possession of a controlled substance and tampering with evidence.

He's being held in the Ector County Jail on a $100,000 bond.