PECOS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

Traffic stop leads to drug bust

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According to the Pecos County Sheriif's Office, a Pecos County Deputy conducted a traffic stop while patrolling Highway 285 South. The driver was identified as Carlos Mendoza, age 32, from Ozona, Tx.

The Deputy discovered an active warrant for Mr. Mendoza due to a parole violation.

A search of the vehicle revealed that Mr. Mendoza had in his possession, 148 grams of Crystal Methamphetamine and a small amount of Cocaine. Also located in the vehicle were items used to sell and distribute the narcotics.

Mr. Mendoza was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance and Manufacturing and Delivery of a Controlled Substance.

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