Stop for suspicious vehicle results in drug charge in Odessa

Stop for suspicious vehicle results in drug charge in Odessa

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - An investigation into a suspicious vehicle resulted in the arrest of a man in Ector County for possession of a controlled substance.

An Ector County Sheriff's deputy noticed a suspicious vehicle at the intersection in the 1500 block of North Sooner Ave. just before 10 p.m. on Saturday.

The driver, Robert Davis, 27, told the deputy he was experiencing problems with his car and that it was stalling.

The officer pointed out that the emergency brake was on.

Authorities say Davis was very nervous and could be seen shaking.

When the deputy asked Davis to step back to his vehicle while he got a flashlight, the deputy could see Davis reach into his pocket on his dash camera.

The deputy found a small blue bag that contained a white crystallized powder at Davis' feet.

When Davis was searched, he was found to be in possession of a clear plastic bag with a white powder that Davis said was a horse vitamin. According to authorities, this particular vitamin is a known cutting agent for methamphetamine.

Davis consented to a search of his vehicle where hydrocodone, a glass pipe, and a digital scale were found.

Further investigation revealed that the car's rear and front license plates did not match and the registration sticker did not belong to this particular vehicle.

Davis was arrested for possession of a controlled substance and released on a $5,000 surety bond.

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