Traffic Stop Leads To Marijuana Bust
EL PASO — Sheriff's deputies conducting a traffic stop discovered the teenage driver of the vehicle they had pulled over was in possession of 29 lbs. of marijuana.
Daniel Solis, 19, the sole occupant of the vehicle appeared to be extremely nervous and officials detected a strong odor of marijuana emitting from inside the vehicle. A K-9 unit was requested to the scene and upon arriving, K-9 alerted to the odor of narcotics in the front and rear of the vehicle.
Eighteen bundles of marijuana wrapped in clear and black saran wrap were discovered in the rear bumper and seven bundles of marijuana in the same wrapping located in the front bumper.
Solis was arrested on drug charges.