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I-30 Traffic Stop Nets THC Edibles And Marijuana, Controlled Substance Arrest

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An Interstate 30 traffic stop Saturday resulted in location of THC edibles and marijuana and an Arkansas man’s arrest for controlled substance possession, according to arrest reports.

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Cumby Police Officer Jonathan Painter reported seeing a gray vehicle pass traveling at a high rate of speed as it passed his station patrol vehicle on Interstate 30 east near mile marker 112. Painter’s police radar showed the Kia Optima to be traveling at 86 miles per hour in a 75 mph speed zone, the officer alleged in arrest reports.

Painter initiated a traffic stop at 9:17 p.m. Saturday, April 11, near the 114 mile marker on I-30 east. While speaking with the driver of the Kia, Painter allegedly smelled a strong odor he believed to be marijuana emitting from the car. A probable cause search of the car revealed a small amount of marijuana and large amount of THC edibles, Painter alleged in arrest reports.

The driver, identified in arrest reports as Jeremiah Gulley, 20, of El Dorado, Arkansas, was taken into custody at 10 p.m. April 11, 20202, for possession of 4 grams or more but less than 400 grams of a Penalty Group 2 controlled substance. The vehicle and passenger were released at the scene, according to arrest reports.

Jeremiah Terell Deshaun Gulley was released from Hopkins County jail Monday, April 13. Bond on the controlled substance charge was set at $20,000, according to jail reports.

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The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office is located at 298 Rosemont St., Sulphur Springs, TX 75482. Non-emergency calls can be made to (903) 438-4040.

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Author: Faith Huffman

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