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More Than 2 Pounds Of Cocaine Found During I-30 Traffic Stop

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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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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.

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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.

Author: Faith Huffman

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