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Police pulled him over for being a bad driver, but put him in jail for other reasons

Officers with the Southlake Department of Public Safety pulled over a reckless driver on Tuesday and ended up arresting him on multiple drug offenses.

The Southlake DPS posted several tweets Wednesday detailing the event.

Someone called 911 and reported that a driver traveling eastbound on Texas 114 had nearly collided with someone trying to change a tire and was driving all over the road, according to police.

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A Southlake officer was able to track that driver down just inside Grapevine on eastbound Texas 114 about 6:30 p.m.

The officer said he smelled marijuana, and then searched the vehicle and recovered 42 tabs of Xanax, about 22 grams of marijuana, a vape pen containing drugs, a digital scale, clear baggies, a 9mm Glock with 21 rounds of ammunition and more than $560 in cash.

Officers arrested Bryan Hernandez, 21, of Dallas, who is facing charges of manufacturing and delivering a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, and unlawfully carrying a weapon.

Mitch Mitchell: 817-390-7752, @mitchmitchel3
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