On 01-06-21 about 3:15 am, NCSO Deputy Thurston and Deputy Grigsby observed a silver dodge pickup traveling on Hwy 14 in Richland with defective equipment.
Deputy Thurston conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle in the 12000 block of Hwy 14, Richland Texas. The pickup was found to be occupied by three people.
During the course of the traffic investigation, Deputy Thurston asked the driver for, and was granted, consent to search the vehicle.
During a pat down for officer safety of one of the occupants, Deputy Thurston located and recovered a black wool cap that contained a large clear baggie with a large amount of crystalline substance, small baggie of crystalline substance and a small baggie containing suspected marijuana along with digital scales.
The subject was placed into custody for manufacture/delivery of controlled substance over 4 grams less than 200 grams, possession of marijuana under 2 ounces and resisting arrest, search or transport.
The total weight of suspected methamphetamine seized was approximately 105.88 grams.
I applaud the job our deputies did in taking this significant quantity of Methamphetamine off our streets. Good job guys and keep up the good work.