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Teen Allegedly Caught With Ecstasy During Traffic Stop

A Hillcrest Drive traffic stop Saturday night resulted in location of marijuana and two baggies containing suspected Ecstasy in a vehicle, and one arrest, according to arrest reports.

Dylan Cole Anderson

Sulphur Springs Police Sgt. Joe Scott reported the passenger in the vehicle, stopped at 8:22 p.m. Feb. 1 because half of the license plate wasn’t visable due to the light being out, appeared “extremely nervous.”

Thus, the passenger, identified in arrest reports as Dylan Cole Anderson, was asked to step out of the car. Anderson allegedly admitted to having marijuana and removed a bag with suspected marijuana in it from his pants.

When Anderson was placed into custody, the 17-year-old Sulphur Springs resident allegedly admitted to having Ecstasy as well; a bag with numerous colored pills believed to be Ecstasy were removed from the teen’s jacket pocket, Scott alleged in arrest reports.

During a probable cause search of the car, Scott reported finding a bag with more suspected Ecstasy behind the driver’s seat, within reaching distance of the front passenger’s seat. Anderson allegedly admitted ownership of all of the substance and was taken to jail for possession of approximately 2 grams of a Penalty Group 2 controlled substance, according to arrest reports.

Anderson remained in Hopkins County jail Monday morning, Feb. 3; his bond on the third-degree felony controlled substance charge was set at $10,000, according to jail reports.

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Author: Faith Huffman

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