Published: Jan 14, 2014 11:28 AM EST

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested Steve Lopez, 26, yesterday after allegedly finding 77 grams of marijuana in his trunk during a traffic stop.

Deputies spotted Lopez driving a Honda Accord with a headlight out at Midway Blvd. and Hardey St. When they approached the vehicle, they smelled marijuana and located four, large, Ziploc baggies of it hidden in the spare tire area of the trunk.

Lopez was placed under arrest and his vehicle was towed.