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Police: Sulphur Springs Pair Arrested After Marijuana Found In Infant's Diaper

At least 5 Others Jailed Over Christmas Holiday on Misdemeanor Marijuana Charges

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At least seven people were booked into the county jail on marijuana charges over the Christmas holiday, including a Sulphur Springs pair who allegedly hit the substance in an infant’s diaper.

A Sulphur Springs woman, 29, and man 31, were arrested by Sulphur Springs Police Lt. Eddie Moon and Officer Zachary Brown at 9:55 p.m. Christmas Eve on Mockingbird Lane on a possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana charge.

Police reported stopping a Ford Taurus at 7:20 p.m. Dec. 24 for a defective tail light. On contact, Moon alleged a marijuana odor was detected emitting from the vehicle, resulting in a probable cause search of the car. Less than 2 ounces of marijuana was reportedly found hidden inside a 4-month-old child’s diaper.

Child Protective Services personnel was contacted. The two infant children in the vehicle were released to family members and the pair was taken to jail. The two adults in the car was jailed for possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana in a drug-free zone due to the proximity of the traffic stop to Bowie Primary School. The 31-year-old Sulphur Springs man was also found to have outstanding warrants for not taking care of no driver’s license and speeding tickets, according to arrest and jail reports.

Both were released from the county jail on Christmas Day on $2,000 bond on the marijuana charge, according to jail reports.


A 19-year-old Sulphur springs man was arrested at 8:29 p.m. Christmas Eve on Wildcat Way by a state trooper for possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana, according to arrest reports.

The highway patrol trooper reportedly stopped him for a high mount stop lamp violation. As he approached the Hyundai car, the trooper alleged he cold detect a marijuana odor. In addition to the driver, the vehicle included 15-year-old and 16-year-old males. A search of the car allegedly yielded marijuana, a grinder and pipe.

Sulphur Springs police assisted in taking the two juveniles home. The 19-year-old was jailed on the marijuana possession charge, according to jail reports. He was released from the county jail Christmas Day on a $1,000 bond, according to jail reports.


A 23-year-old Sulphur Springs man was arrested on Jefferson Street at 9:50 p.m. Christmas Eve on a possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana charge.

Troopers reported stopping a Dodge Charger for speeding. Upon contact with the driver and passenger, troopers alleged smelling a marijuana odor. The 23-year-old passenger was allegedly admitted to smoking marijuana and that there was some in the console.

The substance was found in the console and the passenger placed under arrest and jailed. The driver was released. The man was released from jail on Christmas Day, according to arrest reports.


Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers also arrested a 25-year-old Magnolia man at 9:28 a.m. Christmas Eve for possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana.

The highway patrol reported stopping a Toyota car Dec. 24 on Interstate 30 at mile marker 137 for speeding. On contact, the DPS officer alleged he could smell a strong marijuana odor coming from inside the car. When asked if he had any marijuana, the man took a baggy containing a green, leafy substance suspected to be marijuana from his pants pocket and handed it to the trooper, the arresting trooper alleged in arrest reports.

The man was taken to jail; the car was released to the passenger who was the owner, according to arrest reports. The 25-year-old was released from the county jail later Christmas Eve on a $1,000 bond, according to jail reports.


A 24-year-old Sulphur Springs woman was arrested at 9:10 a.m. Christmas Eve on Interstate 30 at mile marker 130 by DPS for possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana.

DPS reported stopping a Hyundai Accent for speeding. On contact with the woman, the trooper alleged he could smell a marijuana odor coming from inside of the car. A probable cause search allegedly revealed a hand-rolled marijuana cigar.

The woman was taken into custody in the trooper’s patrol vehicle. A short time later, the highway patrol alleged he could smell a marijuana odor in his patrol vehicle, leading him to suspect the woman was concealing some of the substance on her.

While talking to her, the woman allegedly told the trooper she had concealed some of the substance in her vagina. She was transported to jail, where a second hand-rolled cigar was located exactly as she’d advised.

The woman was released from the county jail later Dec. 24 on a $1,000 bond on the possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana charge, according to jail reports.


A 53-year-old Rowlett woman was arrested at 12:18 p.m. Dec. 21 on Interstate 30 at mile marker 126 for possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Troopers reported stopping a Ford Mustang for an improperly plated license plate. During contact with the driver, the trooper alleged he could smell a marijuana odor coming from inside the car. A probable cause search yielded two baggies of marijuana, a grinder, rolling papers and a vaporizer pen.

She was released from the county jail Dec. 22 on $1,000 bond on the marijuana charge, according to jail reports.


A Commerce man, 31, was arrested at 1:54 a.m. Dec. 22, on Interstate 30 at mile marker 125 by trooper for possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana and second offense driving while intoxicated, with an open container.

Troopers reported stopping the man for failing to drive his sport utility vehicle in a single lane on I-30. The man allegedly admitted to consuming two drinks before leaving a Shannon Road restaurant’s bar. He was determined using standard field sobriety tests to be intoxicated, the trooper alleged in arrest reports.

The highway patrol reported smelling a marijuana odor in the SUV while inventorying it; marijuana was found in the center console. He was taken to jail, where he tested 0.217 and 0.226 on breath tests, more than twice the legal 0.08 limit, according to arrest reports.

He was released from the county jail Dec. 23 on $2,000 bond on the DWI charge and $1,000 bond on the marijuana charge, according to arrest reports.

Author: Faith Huffman

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