Officials arrest 3 after finding large amount of illegal, prescription drugs in cars
Nacogdoches, Texas (KETK) —
The Nacogdoches County Sheriff office has arrested three people on drug charges after conducting two different traffic stops.
Sheriff Jason Bridges said deputies stopped a vehicle for a traffic offense Wednesday night around 11:50 p.m., on Highway 59 North in Garrison.
When speaking with the driver of the car, deputies could smell the odor of marijuana coming from the car. Deputies conducted a probable cause search which lead to the discovery of two pounds of hydro-marijuana.
The driver and lone occupant of the vehicle, Brooke Johnson, 30, of Conroe, was arrested at the scene and taken to the Nacogdoches County Jail.
Johnson was charged with possession of marijuana.
Thursday morning around, 6:50 a.m., deputies conducted a separate traffic stop on Loop 224 at Highway 21 West. The car was occupied by a man and woman and officials could smell the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle and both were very nervous. Deputies conducted a probable cause search of the car and found one pound of hydro-marijuana, 413 grams of ecstasy, 421 grams of PCP and 1,527 grams of Xanax.
Andre Davis, 40, and Rena Fontenot, 39, both of Longview, were arrested at the scene and were also taken to the Nacogdoches County Jail. Both were charged with three counts of possession of a controlled substance and possession of marijuana a state jail felony.