La Quinta traffic stop leads to arrest of accused drug dealer

A traffic stop in the city of La Quinta on Monday night led to the arrest of an Indio man who police say was in possession of numerous drugs he intended to sell.

The La Quinta Special Enforcement Team conducted a traffic enforcement stop in the 78900 block of Adams Street at 11:20 pm, according to a news release from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. Thomas Prince, 43, was arrested for driving on a suspended license.

Upon further investigation, it was determined Prince was in possession fentanyl, Xanax, hydrocodone and cocaine with the intent to sell. He was booked at the county Jail in Indio.