Sulphur Springs Police Officer Cleve Williams found more than 2 pounds of cocaine during an Interstate 30 traffic stop early Saturday morning. Williams reported stopping a black Mitsubishi G4 at 2:27 a.m. Aug. 21, 2021, that was traveling in the passing lane and not passing other vehicles on I-30 east at mile marker 124.
Williams alleged finding the driver to be in possession of 2.2 pounds (almost 1 kilogram) of cocaine. Kim Lafay Nelson was taken into custody at 2:41 a.m., then transported to jail by Officer Roble Acosta, and later booked by Williams for possession of more than 400 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance.
The 49-year-old Memphis, Tennessee woman remained in Hopkins County jail at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021, in lieu of $85,000 bond set on the charge.
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