Pecos County deputies discover drugs during traffic stop

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Pecos County deputies have arrested one man after he was reportedly found with drugs during a traffic stop. 

Officials say deputies were patrolling Highway 285 and conducted a stop on a vehicle, identifying the driver as 32-year-old Carlos Mendoza, of Ozona. 

While searching Mendoza’s vehicle, deputies discovered about 148 grams of methamphetamine and a small amount of cocaine, according to a release. 

Deputies say they also found items used to sell and distribute the drugs. 

Mendoza has since been arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance and manufacturing and delivery of a controlled substance. 

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