A traffic stop by an Ector County deputy led to the discovery and seizure of various narcotics, an Ector County Sheriff’s Office press release stated.
Chad Arnold, 43, was pulled over around 1:50 a.m. Thursday morning, the release detailed, and was reportedly nervous and visibly shaking upon exiting the vehicle.
After consenting to a pat down search, a deputy found two small bags of suspected methamphetamine and four pills identified as Clonazepam, an anti-seizure medication, as well as a digital scale, a glass pipe and a hypodermic syringe, the release stated. About 2 ounces of marijuana were also found upon searching the vehicle.
Arnold was charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance and one count of possession of marijuana, the release said.
Jail records show Arnold was taken to the Ector County Detention Center Thursday and released the same day on three bonds totaling $11,500.