Two Amarillo men face multiple drug charges

Two Amarillo men face multiple drug charges

Amarillo, TX - Police say a traffic stop Tuesday night led officers to discover several types of illegal drugs.

Just after 10:30 p.m., officers say they stopped a pick-up in the 2000 block of South Ross.

While the officer was checking for warrants on the driver and passenger, they say a handgun was tossed outside from the passenger window.

After discovering the passenger had six municipal warrants, officers say they arrested him and searched the vehicle.

Inside, they report finding methamphetamine, marijuana, Xanax and Oxycontin, as well as a digital scale.

The passenger, 27 year-old Javier Alejandro Jimenez was booked into the Potter County jail on the outstanding warrants, as well as manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance.

The driver, 25 year-old Joseph Francis Samora, faces the same drug charge as well as a class C misdemeanor for the traffic offense.

Police say additional charges are possible.

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