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Contraband Found Under Seat of Vehicle

Derek Lane Carrell, 20, of Sulphur Springs appeared nervous when law enforcement made a traffic stop at 6:51 p.m. Sunday at the North Service Road and College Street. A search of the vehicle revealed baggies containing a white crystal-like substance believed to be methamphetamine, two glass pipes commonly used to smoke meth under the passenger seat.

Carrell is in Hopkins County Jail charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1, more than 1-gram but less than 4-grams, a Felony 3. He is being held on a $20,000 bond.

Author: Staff Reporter

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