Man arrested for possession of prescription drugs

Police arrested an Auburn man Thursday after finding a large quantity of prescription tablets in his car.

Auburn police arrested Ahmed Elmoghazy, 23, after stopping his vehicle for a traffic violation in the 500 block of East University Drive.

According to police, Elmoghazy was in illegal possession of a large quantity of prescription tablets.

He was taken into custody and charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance. Elmoghazy was transported to the Lee County jail to await bond.