Odessa PD: Man with marijuana arrested after evading officers

Odessa PD: Man with marijuana arrested after evading officers

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - One man is behind bars after he allegedly fled from police and then was found to be in possession of marijuana in the early hours of Monday.

Odessa police tried to conduct a traffic stop on a Ford Expedition in the area of 8th street and Harless Ave.

According to authorities, the Expedition continued driving at a high rate of speed and ran a stop sign.

Officers found the car in the 900 block of Harless Ave. The driver, identified as Ruben Salinas, 20, had marijuana in his possession when he was arrested.

Salinas was arrested and charged with evading arrest with a motor vehicle and possession of marijuana.

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