Victor Mendez-Ruiz, 24, of Glenwood Springs, was arrested for alleged methamphetamine possession on March 27.
Carbondale Police pulled over Mendez-Ruiz after receiving information about an outstanding warrant for his arrest. They subsequently received a tip that he might be in position of methamphetamine, a Schedule II drug.
A search of the car allegedly revealed drug paraphernalia. Mendez-Ruiz was given the opportunity to turn in any contraband prior to being booked. He denied possession until he was about to be searched, then reportedly turned in an unknown quantity of methamphetamines.