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Two Arrested for Possession of Controlled Substance in Drug Free Zone

When walking on a state highway, city street, county road or lane, remember to walk facing traffic. It’s been the law for years. However, those unaware or forgetful may find it leads to an encounter with law enforcement.

Shaquille Oshae Relford, 23, of Como and Tyreek Treyvon Cork, 18, of Sulphur Springs were walking on the wrong side of the street in the 300 block of WA Street in Sulphur Springs around 4:24 p.m. Thursday. A Sulphur Springs Police officer found both to be in possession of a controlled substance and Relford was wanted for violation of a felony probation.

Relford was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 3, less than 28-grams in a Drug Free Zone and with Violation of Probation Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1, more than 1-gram but less than 4-grams. He is being held in Hopkins County jail on a $20,000 bond.

Cork is charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 3, less than 28-grams in a Drug Free Zone and is being held on a $5,000 bond.

Author: Staff Reporter

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