NPD: Madison man arrested for DUI, cocaine possession
NORFOLK, Neb. -- A traffic stop in northeast Nebraska led to arrest for alleged cocaine possession on Sunday.
At approximately 2:38 a.m., a Norfolk Police officer conducted a traffic stop after reportedly witnessing the car speeding in the 1400 block of S. 13th Street.
The officer reported smelling alcohol on the driver, 24-year-old Erick Garcia Hernandez of Madison. on a speeding car in the 1400 block of South 13th Street. The officer had contact with the driver, who was identified as Erick Garcia Hernandez, 24, of Madison.
According to Norfolk Police Capt. Michael Bauer, Garcia Herndandez was given a field sobriety test, which indicated impairment.
Once Garcia Hernandez was taken into custody, officers reported recovered a small bag of cocaine and a folded $1 bill with cocaine residue on it.
Garcia Hernandez was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol first-offense and possession of a controlled substance. He was housed in the Norfolk City Jail and later transferred to the Madison County Jail.