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.
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.
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