When a 2007 Mustang was stopped for a traffic violation at 2:35 a.m. on I-30 near the 123-mile marker, the nervous body language of the passenger caught the law enforcement officer’s attention. The driver denied search and the Cumby K-9 unit was called.
The K-9 alerted on the vehicle creating a probable cause search. Both passenger and driver were arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1, methamphetamine. The driver, Sharon June Horton, 51, of Fort Worth also was found to have a bottle of multiple types of pills in her clothing. During the search and while being arrested, Horton attempted to dump the pills in the grass and meth in the back seat floor board. She also had narcotics around her mouth where she tried to eat them. She is in Hopkins County Jail charged with possession more than 1-gram but less than 4-grams and with Tamper/Fabricate Physical Evidence with Intent. She is being held on a total of $30,000 in bonds.
Passenger Jacob Dewayne Horton, 25, of Joshua, TX, was charged having more than 1-gram but less than 4-grams in his possession. He is in Hopkins County Jail being held on a $15,000 bond.