Driver attempts to eat evidence after being pulled over for speeding
HARLINGEN, TX (KVEO NEWS CENTER 23) — A Harlingen driver was arrested for possession of marijuana after being caught speeding.
On Sunday, September 15th a Harlingen police officer conducted a traffic stop on a 2006 silver Pontiac Grand Prix after the driver was caught speeding at 53 mph in a 35 mph zone.
As the officer approached the driver, identified as Alberto Sanchez Jr., 21, the officer witnessed Sanchez eating a green leafy substance which was later determined to be marijuana.
During the search of the vehicle the officer found a marijuana cigarette in the driver's door panel and it was discovered that Sanchez also had seven warrants totaling $3,614.