Occurred on 6/24/12, 10:52 pm Possession of Marijuana 700 Omaha
Occurred on 6/25/12, 12:49 am Possession of Controlled Substance 700 Omaha
Carlos Alberto Franco, 21, was arrested after Marijuana was found in the car he was driving. Officer V. Ortiz pulled over Franco after he was observed stopped in the middle of the street in the 700 block of Omaha. Franco the reversed to the opposite side of the street and pulled into a mechanic shop. He was booked and charged with Possession of Marijuana.
A couple of hours later, Officer V. Ortiz pulled over a black Lexus in the same area after it was observed to be swerving from side to side. The driver Thomas Rice McBath, 48, was found to have his insurance expired. McBath and his passenger a known drug dealer both told Officers conflicting stories about their activities.
The driver was asked to exit his vehicle and he immediately placed his hands on the roof of his car. He was advised to relax and lower his hands. McBath was told his vehicle was to be impounded. During the impound inventory Officer E. Coronado found two small baggies on the roof of the car where McBath had placed his hands. Each plastic baggy contained a rock of Crack Cocaine. McBath was arrested and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance. The passenger was positively identified and released.
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