A Florida couple traveling home from New Orleans ran into trouble in Alabama on Monday morning after police say they caused an accident along Interstate 10 in Mobile County.
However, they found more trouble when the same police discovered several illegal drugs and weapons in their vehicle.
According to a press release from the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office, deputies noticed a strong smell of marijuana coming from a vehicle while assisting Alabama State Trooper with the accident around 6 a.m. on Feb. 15.
Police say the occupants of the vehicle admitted to having drugs when asked about the smell.
Mario Longoria, 23, and Katherin Poala Valencia, 21, were both arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance and first-degree possession of marijuana.
As of Monday afternoon, they were both still listed in police custody at the Mobile Metro Jail.
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