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Yantis Man Arrested on Possession, Tamper, and Out of County Warrants

April 24, 2017 – Stacey Jordan Williamson, age 39 of Yantis was stopped at the corner of Kyle and Fisher Streets around 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Williamson was unable to make eye contact and was clenching his jaw. A records check showed charges in Van Zandt and Rusk Counties. A search of the vehicle revealed a crystal like substance believed to be methamphetamine within an arm’s lenth on the center console.

Stacey Jordan Williamson

Stacey Jordan Williamson

There was also a clear glass pipe containing a clear crystal like substance believed to be methamphetamine located within an arm’s length in the passenger floorboard. The officer was told that an attempt had been made to crush the package when the stop was initiated. The stop was made within 1000 feet of Austin Elementary at the time of the stop.

Williamson is in Hopkins County Jail charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 more than 1-gram but less than 4-grams in a drug free zone and with Tamper/Fabricate Evidence with Intent. He is held on bonds totaling of $30,000 for the local charges.

Author: Staff Reporter

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