Hobbs Man Arrested After Traffic Stop

Hobbs Man Arrested After Traffic Stop


A Hobbs man is behind bars following a traffic stop.

Police pulled over Esteban Alvarez, 28, and say they spotted a digital scale with some white powder on it in the glove compartment.

The report says that's when Alvarez quickly shut the glove compartment.

Police asked Alvarez to search the car.

He said no and told officers there was a meth pipe, a scale and some plastic baggies inside.

A search warrant was later issued.

Officers searched the car and the report says they found everything that Alvarez told them would be inside.