An erratic driving pattern led Holmes Beach police to a drug arrest.
Gaston Delgado, 26, of Orlando, was pulled over just before midnight Aug. 6 after a Holmes Beach police officer observed him swerve into the bicycle lane and stop at a crosswalk where there were no pedestrians.
Approaching the motorist, Officer Alan Bores noticed the odor of raw marijuana and an open can of beer in the center console. In a search of the vehicle, police found 1.1 grams of marijuana and three pills.
Delgado was arrested for possessing marijuana and Alprazolam, a controlled substance, without a prescription.
Bores also ticketed him for failing to use a designated lane, driving with his license suspended and open container.
Delgado was transported to the Manatee County jail and was released on a $2,500 bond.
His arraignment is set for 9 a.m. Friday, Sept. 8, at the Manatee County Judicial Center, 1051 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton.