MILPITAS (CBS SF) – A San Jose man was arrested in Milpitas on Sunday afternoon after police found more than 2 pounds of marijuana in his car during a traffic stop.
Luis Jimenez-Garcia, 26, was arrested after an officer pulled over a gold 1996 Acura TL at 3:17 p.m. Sunday for a vehicle code violation on Marylinn Drive, according to police.READ MORE: KPIX Reporters Remember Slain Security Guard Kevin Nishita; 'Just the Kindest Man'
The officer smelled marijuana in the vehicle and eventually found it during a search. The officer was also given false identification information by the driver, later identified as Jimenez-Garcia, police said.READ MORE: UPDATE: News Crew Security Guard Shot in Oakland Dies From Injuries; Photo of Suspect Vehicle Released
Once his true identity was determined, a computer check revealed Jimenez-Garcia was on probation in Santa Clara County and did not have a valid driver’s license, police said.
He was booked into Santa Clara County Jail on suspicion of possession and transportation of marijuana for sales, providing a false name to an officer and driving a vehicle without a valid license, according to police.MORE NEWS: Burlingame Shoppers Show Up for Small Business Saturday
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