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Cape Coral man arrested after passing out at the wheel

Posted at 2:34 PM, Nov 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-28 14:38:07-05

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- A Cape Coral man is facing drug possession charges after officers say he was found passed out in a running vehicle.

According to Cape Coral Police, officers say callers reported seeing a man asleep behind the wheel at a gas station on Tuesday evening.

Officers arrived to find 33-year-old Mitchell Sanchez asleep in the driver's seat with the engine running. When awakened, officers noted obvious signs of impairment.

A stun gun was found on his belt and a pistol was found concealed in his vehicle, along with a baggie of crystal methamphetamine.

Sanchez was arrested and charged with DUI, Possession of Methamphetamine, and Possession of a Concealed Firearm.