Pharr man arrested for drug possession, parole warrants

Advelardo Soto // Pharr PD Photo

Pharr Police arrested a man in possession of drugs, as well as for a parole warrant, during a traffic stop on Thursday evening.

An officer stopped Advelardo Soto, 37, on the 700 block of South Cage Blvd, at about 6 p.m.

According to police, the officer smelled marijuana on Soto, and upon checking for warrants discovered he had a parole warrant for his arrest.

As the officer took him into custody, he also discovered 98 grams of marijuana in his possession.

A search on Soto TMs white Dodge pickup netted nine baggies of crack cocaine.