BRAWLEY — A Westmorland teen and an Imperial man traveling in a rental car were arrested on suspicion of drug offenses here Friday morning.
Brawley police Sgt. Perry Monita said California Highway Patrol officers notified police a suspected drunken driver was heading north into Brawley city limits via Dogwood Road around 2 a.m. Saturday.
Brawley police Officer Arnold Valdez initiated a stop of the vehicle, driven by a 17-year-old of Westmorland, near the intersection of Imperial Avenue and Ell Street.
Monita said the youth, who was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol, was also found to be holding six small bindles of heroin at a total weight of about .8 grams.