Man Caught With Drugs While Driving Drunk

Man Caught With Drugs While Driving Drunk

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA – One man is behind bars following a traffic stop in Odessa.

Odessa Police tell NewsWest 9, they saw a gold Chevrolet Impala at 42nd and Grandview change lanes and make a U-turn late Tuesday night.

That's when officers conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, Alejandro Bermudez, 18.

According to the report, as officers were talking with Bermudez they could smell marijuana coming from the vehicle.

After searching the vehicle, officers found marijuana between the seats.

Bermudez was later taken into custody for driving while intoxicated after failing field sobriety tests.

When Bermudez arrived at the jail, officers found cocaine in Bermudez' wallet.

Bermudez has been charged with prohibited substance in a correctional facility, possession of marijuana, driving while intoxicated and for four outstanding misdemeanor warrants.