Sulphur Springs, TX – July 13, 2020 – A 21-year-old Sulphur Springs man allegedly tossed a pipe following a disturbance. He was later found to have methamphetamine in his sock, according to arrest reports.
Sulphur Springs Police officers were dispatched to a disturbance in the 1500 block of East Industrial Drive around 4 p.m. July 12, 2020. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the alleged victim as well as the 21-year-old. Officers asked the man to leave, Sulphur Springs Police Officer Adrian Pruitt alleged in arrest reports.
The 21-year-old man allegedly said he was leaving, but walked around the rear of the complex, where he hid inside of a maintenance shop. When officers opened the shed door, they reported seeing the man throw a glass pipe of the kind commonly used to smoke methamphetamine. Consequently, the Sami Sami Jr. of Sulphur Springs was taken into custody and transported to jail for tampering physical evidence with intent to impair.
Upon arrival at the jail, corrections officers alleged seeing Sami remove an item from his sock and place it in his waistband. When officers spoke to Sami, he admitted to putting another glass pipe inside of his waistband and to having a baggy containing a crystal-like substance officers believed to be meth; it was removed from his sock, Pruitt alleged in arrest reports.
Consequently, Sami was booked into Hopkins County jail at 5:42 p.m. July 12 for tampering with evidence and possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance, according to arrest reports.