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Open Container in Vehicle Leads to Illegal Narcotics Find by DPS

Sunday evening, a DPS traffic stop at the 130 mile marker on I-30 led to the discovery of methamphetamine and marijuana. An open alcoholic container in the vehicle motivated a probable cause search by the trooper.

During the search, approximately 4oz of methamphetamine, 8.5oz of marijuana, digital scales, and multiple baggies of various colors located in a small black bag in the back seat of the vehicle. James Wayne Johnson, 30, of Kemp, Texas stated the illegal narcotics belonged to him.

Johnson is charged with Manufacture/Delivery Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1, more than 4-grams but less than 200-grams Possession of Marijuana more than 4oz but less than 5lbs, and with Parole Violation. He is held in Hopkins County Jail bonds totaling $50,000.

Author: Staff Reporter

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