In the 100 block of Van Sickle Street, local law enforcement stopped a vehicle on a drug investigation and asked the driver about the possession of illegal narcotics. The driver immediately stated that the passenger in the right front passenger seat had narcotics in a shoe box. Inside the shoe box located in the passenger’s front floor board was a quantity of Hydrocodone, Xanax, and Tramadol. A further search revealed a quantity of suspected methamphetamine in a plastic cooler in the back floorboard which weighed approximately 3.9 grams.
Arrested were Tamera Gayle Davis, 48, the driver of the vehicle and the passenger, Samantha Marie Martinez, 18. Each one is charged with possession of a controlled substance, penalty group 1, over 1-gram and less than 4-grams in a drug free zone, which is a Felony 3. Each is also charged wih possession of a controlled substance, penalty group 3, under 28 grams in a drug free zone, a State Jail Felony. Both Davis and Martinez are in Hopkins County jail held on a total of $15,000 bond each.