2 ETX men arrested for crystal meth after routine traffic stop
POSTED: Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 3:56pm
UPDATED: Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 5:59pm
Nacogdoches County, Texas (KETK) — Two Center man are in custody on drug charges after a traffic stop around 9:00 p.m., Wednesday night resulted in a large seizure of methamphetamine. Sheriff Jason Bridges stated that Deputies with the Nacogdoches County Sheriff Office stopped a truck on at Loop 224 and FM 1275 for the offense of speeding.
Donald Wayne Lee, 30, and Thomas Justin Brown, 29, were both arrested and charged with possession of controlled substance.
The meth was found inside a black plastic container in the floorboard in the front of the vehicle, between the two suspect's.
According to authorities, Lee and Brown were very nervous when they were pulled over and gave officers conflicting statements as to why they were in Nacogdoches County. Deputies obtained consent to search the motor vehicle from both occupants. A search of the motor vehicle resulted in the seizure of 10 grams of crystal methamphetamine that was found inside the vehicle.
Both men were booked into the Nacogdoches County Jail.