EPPD: Repeat DWI driver was speeding, had cocaine

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - El Paso Police say they arrested a man who has two prior DWI convictions on suspicion of driving drunk early Thursday morning. 

Ruben Lopez, 35, is charged with DWI 3rd or More and Possession of a Controlled Substance - Cocaine following the traffic stop. EPPD say they spotted a 2009 GMC Sierra driving south in the 1400 block of Zaragoza driving 60 MPH in a 45 MPH zone just before 2 a.m.

The officer initiated a traffic stop on Lopez and determined he was allegedly intoxicated. During his arrest, officers say they also found 1.1 grams of cocaine on him.

He was booked into the El Paso County Detention Center on a $10,000 bond. 


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