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Traffic Stop Finds Methamphetamine; Other Charges Filed

Tyler Anthony Douglas, 37, of Mt Pleasant and La-Tasha Monte Childress, 37, of Sulphur Springs were arrested when a Hopkins County Deputy made a traffic stop at the corner of Jennings and Alabama Streets in Sulphur Springs. The officer saw the driver, Douglas, throw an objects out the passenger side window. The objects were a glass pipe commonly used to smoke methamphetamine and 6.9-grams of a substance found to be methamphetamine.

Neither Douglas nor Childress claimed ownership. They were both charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 more than 4-grams but less than 200-grams. Douglas is also charged with Tamper/Fabricate Physical Evidence. Childress is also charged with Engage in Organized Criminal Activity. They are being held on bonds totaling $60,000 each.

Author: Staff Reporter

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