December 21, 2014
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Elko police say a California teenager is facing drug trafficking charges after he was pulled over for a traffic violation - and gave the officer permission to search his car.
Authorities say about 50 grams of suspected methamphetamine, with an estimated street value of $14,000, was found.
Juan Manuel Torres-Mellero of San Bernardino was booked on suspicion of trafficking, failure to stop at a stop sign and driving without a valid license.
Bail was set at $500,000.