Traffic Stop Results in Arrest of Passenger

eduardo-austin-torres-17Eduardo Austin Delgado Torres, 17, of Sulphur Springs was arrested in a traffic stop Monday at 10:45 p.m. Torres was a passenger in the auto.

When the 2008 GMC was stopped, the officer smelled a strong odor of marijuana and noticed Torres holding a small black bag against the floorboard with his foot. Torres was also carrying in his left pocket acigarette box containing several pill capsules containing suspected methamphetamine weighing 2.31-grams. The black bag contained a small wax paper with marijuana wax weighting approximately 1.7-grams. Also several suspected Alprozolam, Clonazepam, and Hydrocodone pills, along with a jar of green leafy substance believed to be marijuana was also located. Torres claimed ownership to all the narcotics.

He is in Hopkins County Jail charged with two counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 over 1-gram but under 4-grams and Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 2 under 28-grams as well as possession of Marijuana under 2 oz. He is being held on a total of $46,000 bond.

Author: Staff Reporter

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