Hobbs Police Arrest Woman for DUI, Discover 5-Year-Old in Vehicle
Tuesday evening (Aug 1), officers in Hobbs, New Mexico arrested a woman under the influence of narcotics.
KAMC News reports a traffic stop was conducted and the woman driving the car, 25-year-old Raquel Hernandez, was suspected of being under the influence. Police conducted a sobriety test and confirmed their suspicions.
Inside the vehicle with Hernandez was a 5-year-old child.
Officers searched the vehicle and found marijuana, methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, a switch blade, and a half-empty bottle of vodka. During the search, police also discovered that Hernandez had a warrant for her arrest.
Hernandez was arrested and transported to the Hobbs City Jail.
The child was released to the father who responded to the traffic stop.