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Posted: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 3:15 pm

Two men were arrested after they were reportedly pulled over during a traffic stop and were in possession of methamphetamine and marijuana on Sunday afternoon.

Jesse Alanis, 40, was arrested and charged with manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance and operating a motor vehicle without financial responsibility, while Blake Virgil Baxter, 30, were arrested and charged with manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance and possession of marijuana.

The Odessa Police Department officer pulled over Alanis for a defective brake lamp on the driver’s side. Alanis was unable to provide proof of financial responsibility, the release stated.

Alanis had a prior conviction of no proof of financial responsibility and several possessions of a controlled substance cases and the officer asked for consent to search the vehicle. Alanis consented to the search, the release stated.

During the search, OPD officers found clear plastic bags containing four individually packaged bags containing crystal like substance. A field test kit showed positive for methamphetamine. The weight of four individually packaged bags of methamphetamine totaled 19.7 grams, the release stated. According to OPD spokesperson Cpl. Steve LeSueur, he stated the street value of the methamphetamine to be $2,000.

After being read their Miranda warning, Baxter stated he had marijuana in his pants. Alanis and Baxter each stated the methamphetamine wasn’t theirs and they didn’t know who it belonged to.

Alanis and Baxter were arrested, charged and transported to the Ector County Law Enforcement Center. Alanis and Baxter each have two bonds totaling $75,500 and are still in custody, jail records show.

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