Drugs seized in Longview hotel room with child

Drugs seized in Longview hotel room with child

POSTED: Monday, February 1, 2010 - 1:11pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, March 23, 2010 - 12:43pm

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On February 1, 2010 at around 3:21 a.m., Longview Officers were dispatched to
the Sunset Inn at 1308 West Marshall Avenue for a criminal trespass in progress
call. The caller told dispatchers that she had asked several people to leave her
hotel room, but they refused to go.

Officers Zimmerman and Dobbs arrived and found the caller and several other
people, including a 3-year-old child, inside the hotel room. The caller was
delusional from drug usage and showed officers drug paraphernalia used for
smoking methamphetamine. As Officers Zimmerman and Dobbs investigated,
they located over 66 grams of methamphetamine, small quantities of marijuana
and Xanax, scales, syringes and other items used to sell narcotics. In addition,
several hundred dollars in cash was located with the methamphetamine.

David Myles Dollahite was arrested and charged with manufacture/delivery of
methamphetamine (1st degree felony), possession of Xanax (Class A
misdemeanor), possession of marijuana (Class B misdemeanor) and
endangering a child (State jail felony). Dollahite was booked into the Gregg
County Jail and the Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Services
was contacted about the welfare of the child.

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