Traffic stop leads to the discovery of illegal narcotics

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - A reckless driver is facing multiple charges after authorities find him in possession of illegal narcotics.

The Webb County Sheriff’s Office arrested 17-year-old Diego Roberto Perez in the case.

According to sheriff’s officials, the incident happened on Tuesday evening near the intersection of Blue Quail Road and Sand Hill Road where authorities conducted a traffic stop.

When the deputy questioned the driver, he noticed some pills that were believed to be Xanax pills in the driver’s cup holder.

The deputy then searched the vehicle and found four vape pens with THC.

Perez was arrested and taken to the county jail.