EPPD: Man drove van on rim while drunk, passenger in possession of cocaine

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Two men are in jail after police pulled over a van traveling on its rim early Saturday morning.

Police say the vehicle had a flat front tire as it headed northbound on the 5600 block of Paisano at about 2:15 a.m.

According to a news release, officers later discovered that the driver, Ruben Garcia, 43, was drunk and had six outstanding criminal warrants.

The van’s passenger, Hilario Granados, 53, was allegedly in possession of 0.2 grams of cocaine and charged with Possession of Controlled Substance < 1 gram.

Both men were booked into the El Paso County Jail.

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