Approximately 20 pounds of marijuana was found during an Interstate 30 traffic stop near Cumby early Tuesday morning, according to arrest reports.
Sulphur Springs Police Officer Cleve Williams reported conducting a traffic stop on a black Ford Fusion just before 12:45 a.m. April 27, 2021, on Interstate 30 east at mile marker 111. The driver, identified as 41-year-old Luis Fernando Discua-Garay of Houston, was found to be in possession of about 20 pounds of marijuana.
Williams placed Discua-Garay into custody about 10 minutes after initiating the traffic stop near Cumby, and called for a towing service to impound the car. SSPD Officer Francisco Castro responded to transport the Houston man to the county jail, where he was booked at 2:25 a.m. April 27, 20201, on a possession of 5 pounds or more but less than 50 pounds of marijuana charge.
Discua-Garay remained in Hopkins County jail at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 27, 2021. His bond on the third-degree felony charge was set at $10,000.
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