Staff ReportNewsWest 9
ODESSA – An Odessa woman is behind bars on charges of DWI with a child passenger.
Odessa Police saw a silver 2012 Chrysler 200 traveling westbound in the 900 block of East Monahans on Monday night without lights on.
Police conducted a conducted a traffic stop in the 1500 block of Mark where the driver was identified as 39-year-old Rebecca Guzman Caballero.
Caballero told police that she was unaware that she was driving without any lights on and a passenger in the front seat was identified as a 14-year-old.
Officers say they could smell a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from her breath.
Caballero was placed into custody for driving while intoxicated after failing a field sobriety test.
During the traffic stop, officers also found ammunition and a loaded handgun, which we're told was stolen out of Midland, in Caballero's purse.
Caballero is facing charges of driving while intoxicated with a child passenger and theft of a firearm.