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Fuller Street Traffic Stop Results In Controlled Substance Arrest

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A Fuller Street traffic stop Tuesday afternoon resulted the arrest of a 30-year-old Sulphur Springs man on a controlled substance charge, according to arrest reports.

Jonathan Edward Watkins

Sulphur Springs Police Officer Adrian Pruitt initiated a traffic stop on a Dodge 1500 pickup at 2:38 p.m. May 12 in the 700 block of Fuller Street.

Upon contact with the driver, Pruitt noted the man to appear extremely nervous so he asked to search the truck. Police found a bag containing a white crystal-like substance weighing less than 1 gram, Pruitt alleged in arrest reports.

The driver, 30-year-old Jonathan Edward Watkins of Sulphur Springs, was taken into custody at 2:55 p.m. for possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance in a drug-free zone, according to arrest reports.

Watkins remained in Hopkins County jail Wednesday morning, May 13, on the third-degree felony controlled substance charge. Bond was set at $10,000, according to jail reports.

KSSTRadio.com publishes Sulphur Springs Police Department reports and news. The Police Department is located at 125 Davis St., Sulphur Springs, Texas. Non-emergency calls can be made to (903) 885-7602.

If you have an emergency dial 9-1-1.

The Sulphur Springs Police Department continues to serve its citizens with pride in its overall mission and will strive to provide the best possible police force in the 21st century.

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Author: Faith Huffman

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