Traffic Stop leads to an arrest and seizure of suspected methamphetamine, heroin and paraphernalia

Staff Writer

On Sunday, June 18, 2017, at approximately 2:55a.m, a Nolan County deputy stopped a gold Chevrolet Suburban in the 900 block of Lamar Street, for minor traffic infractions. Contact was then made with the driver, who was accompanied by passenger George Gonzales, of Sweetwater according to a release by NCSO.
During a roadside investigation, the deputy discovered contraband which lead to the discovery of suspected heroin and methamphetamine. A probable cause search of the vehicle was then conducted, which lead to the discovery of contraband commonly used in the consumption of the suspected narcotics. A Sweetwater Police K9 was utilized in the probable cause search of the vehicle...To read more, please see our print or online edition.