ETX woman arrested for drugs, child endangerment after deputies perform routine traffic
POSTED: Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 1:55pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 6:23pm
Nacogdoches County, Texas (KETK) — The Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Hudson woman after methamphetamine was found in her vehicle.
Sheriff Jason Bridges stated deputies conducted a traffic stop on a car driven by Dawn Cummings who had four-year-old child with her around 7:30 p.m., Monday night.
Deputies performed a routine traffic stop on Highway 59 South and noticed Cummings acting suspicious and very nervous.
Officials were granted permission to search the car and found four packages of crystal meth in the console weighing three-and-a-half grams.
Upon further investigation, it was found Cummings was delivering the narcotics to a home in Nacogdoches County.
Deputies also discovered Cummings had more narcotics at her home in Hudson.
The Nacogdoches Sheriff's Office, along with Angelina County Sheriff's Office and Hudson Police Department went to Cummings' house and found more drugs.
Deputies found 10 more grams of crystal meth, six grams of cocaine and several different types of prescription medication.
Cummings was booked into the Nacogdoches County Jail on possession of controlled substance and endangering a child.
Cummings remains in the Nacogdoches County Jail on a $17,500 bond.
Sheriff Bridges stated additional charges are expected to be filed in Angelina County on the narcotics that were found at her residence.
The child was turned over to Child Protective Services.