Traffic stop turns into trouble for one Odessa criminal lawyer

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

A traffic stop turns into some serious trouble for an Odessa criminial lawyer.

According to United States Attorney Johnny Sutton, 31-year-old Ralph Anthony Torres, Junior was pulled over by Ector County Sheriff's Investigators late Monday.

After searching his car, authorities found some cocaine.

They say they found 132 grams of cocaine and nearly 120 grams of marijuana, along with child pornography in Torres' home.

Several computers and other items were taken from the home and the case is still under investigation.

Torres has been charged with possession with intent to distirbue cocaine and possession of child pornography.

If convicted he could face 30 years in prison.