ODESSA – One man is facing several charges after a traffic stop in Odessa.
Odessa Police tell NewsWest 9, officers saw a red 2008 Chevrolet Silverado traveling at a high rate of speed with no headlights on in the area of Crescent and Patton early Thursday morning.
According to the report, the vehicle then struck a fence and a garage in the 1500 block of Patton and the driver fled the scene of the accident.
Officers later conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle at 18th and Crescent and the driver was identified as Christopher Aguero, 23.
As officers were talking with Aguero, officers could smell a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from him.
Aguero was later taken into custody for driving while intoxicated after failing a field sobriety test.
A bag of cocaine was also found in the center console of Aguero's vehicle.
No injuries were reported in connection with the crash in the 1500 block of Patton.