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A Lubbock man was arrested last week after a traffic stop in Hockley County revealed drugs and a firearm.

On Thursday, October 21st, the Hockley County Sheriff’s Office pulled over a vehicle for a traffic violation on Highway 114 between Levelland and Whiteface.

During the stop, the deputy searched the vehicle and found nearly two pounds of marijuana and 110 grams of methamphetamine. A 9mm handgun as well as ammunition were also in the vehicle.

The driver, 46-year-old George Navarrette, was arrested and charged with manufacture of a controlled substance, delivery of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, and unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon.

Navarrette was then booked into the Hockley County Jail, where he later posted bond to get out of jail.

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