Officers with the Levelland Police Department made a traffic stop early Monday morning in the 1100 block of fifth street for a traffic violation.
As officers approached the vehicle the subject fled on foot. He was apprehended a short time later. The individual was said to be in possession of a large amount of narcotics, as well as a handgun. He was arrested and charged with multiple felony charges. He was booked into the Hockley County Jail.
The subject, Martin Gaona is being held on a total $30 thousand bond on charges of manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon, unlawfully carrying a weapon, evading arrest and possession of marijuana. He had only bonded out of the Hockley County Jail 9 days earlier on another drug charge.