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Cocaine In XBox 360: Carlos Valenzuela Had Drugs Inside Video Game, Texas Police Say (PHOTOS)

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El Paso County
El Paso County

As if video games weren't addictive enough.

Authorities in Texas arrested a man on Thursday after a routine traffic violation led to the discovery of an XBox 360 packed with two large bricks of cocaine.

Police pulled over Carlos Valenzuela, 42, around 6:20 p.m. in El Paso after the suspect failed to signal 100 feet before making a right turn.

"While talking to the driver, deputies saw he was extremely nervous as he kept looking at a bag that was located on the passenger's seat of the vehicle," according to a statement by the El Paso County Sheriff's Office.

Police obtained a warrant and searched Valenzuela's light blue, older model Mercedes Benz. Inside, they found an XBox 360 gaming console containing two brick-like bundles of cocaine wrapped in "heavy duty foil paper," police said. A third
package sealed in brown packing tape also tested positive for the drug.

The three bundles weighed approximately four pounds, officials said.

Valenzuela is charged with delivery of a controlled substance.

His bail was set at $25,000.

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