OPD: Man driving on wrong side of road found with narcotics

A man is facing multiple drug-related charges after police made a traffic stop upon seeing him driving on the wrong side of the road Wednesday.

Ronny Pyrell Johnson Jr., 25, was seen driving a black 2016 Nissan Altima in the 1000 block of East Monahans Street on the wrong side of the road when police pulled him over, according to an OPD news release.

During the traffic stop, officers reportedly could smell a strong odor of marijuana from the vehicle and also saw a crack rock in the driver’s seat, the release stated. Officers also reportedly found Johnson to be in possession of an open box of baking soda, a digital scale, two crack pipes, a meth pipe, two syringes, three cell phones and three marijuana cigars.

Two bags of methamphetamine were also found in the center console, the release stated, and around 1.8 grams of cocaine were found in Johnson’s front left pant pocket.

Johnson was charged with manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance, a second-degree felony, possession of methamphetamine, a state jail felony, and possession of marijuana, a class B misdemeanor.

Jail records show Johnson was taken to the Ector County Detention Center and has three bonds totaling $33,000.