In an investigation in the 400 block of Adkins Street, Special Crimes Unit officers observed Jacob Nathaniel Granger, 21, of Sulphur Springs, sell suspected marijuana. The location had been under investigation. During a pat down, Granger admitted to having a gram of marijuana in his pocket. He also admitted to having more marijuana in his apartment. The sale and possession of marijuana took place within 1000ft of a Drug Free Zone.
Granger showed officers a safe in the apartment. There, officers found approximately 2.45 ounces of marijuana.
Granger is in Hopkins County Jail charged with Possession of Marijuana more than 2oz but less than 4oz in a Drug Free Zone and Delivery of Marijuana less than one quarter ounce in a Drug Free Zone. Both charges are State Jail Felonies.