A Marco Island lady who was pulled over Wednesday as a result of a trooper observed she was texting whereas driving was arrested after the trooper discovered medicine in her automotive, in accordance with the Florida Freeway Patrol.

Beatriz Alonso, 20, faces two felony fees for possession of a managed substance and not using a prescription and one misdemeanor cost of marijuana possession (nor greater than 20 grams). She was taken to the Naples Jail Middle and posted the $12,000 bond the identical day.

The trooper was driving south on U.S. forty one close to Pine Ridge Street round 5:forty five p.m. when he appeared over to the automotive touring subsequent to him and observed that Alonso “seemed to be texting,” in line with a FHP arrest report.

When he pulled Alonso over she advised him that she knew she was texting and that she was sorry and defined that she was late for work, the report said. The trooper smelled “the faint odor of marijuana emitting from inside the car” and requested Alonso if there was any marijuana contained in the automotive, in response to the report. Alonso advised him that there wasn’t and stated that “she smoked within the automotive earlier within the morning,” the report said.

After the trooper observed how nervous Alonso was he requested her if she had “any objections” to him looking her automotive, in response to the report.

“She stated she did, inflicting me to turn out to be extra suspicious,” the trooper wrote. “I then knowledgeable her that based mostly on the odor of marijuana I had possible trigger to look her automotive.”

Whereas looking by way of Alonso’s automotive, the trooper discovered a small glass mason jar inside her purse that contained one entire white capsule of suspected Xanax and half of a capsule “that was somewhat yellowish,” the report said. Troopers additionally discovered a small “roach” that “smelled strongly of marijuana inside her purse in addition to a rolled “joint” inside Alonso’s car, in response to the report.

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