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El Paso police: Thousands of pills of fentanyl found in car with man asleep at wheel, engine on

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EL PASO, Texas -- A man asleep in the driver's seat of a car facing against traffic while holding a handgun was found in possession of thousands of fentanyl pills, according to El Paso police.

Police arrested 35-year-old Jevshua Muniz after finding him Tuesday at 10:30 p.m. at the 100 block of Locust in south-central El Paso.

Police say they had to wake Muniz from his sleep.

Muniz was charged with manufacture or delivery of a dontrolled substance and unlawful carrying of a weapon.

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