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Person with a gun call leads to traffic stop and narcotics arrest


On Wednesday, May 5th, about 8:25 p.m., Deputy Rider was dispatched to FM 667 in reference to a person with a gun. The suspect allegedly pointed a pistol towards the victim twice while driving.

Deputy Rider located the possible suspect vehicle on West HWY 31 just outside of the Corsicana city limits and performed a traffic stop for observed traffic violations.

Deputy Rider made contact with the suspect and later obtained verbal consent to search the vehicle.

During the vehicle search Deputy Rider located a pistol allegedly used to point towards the victim, a green glass pipe with Methamphetamine residue inside and approximately 4.29 grams of Methamphetamine under the driver seat.

The suspect was arrested for Unlawful Carrying Weapon, Possession of controlled substance PG 1 over 4 Under 200 grams and the deadly conduct remains under investigation.

Good job Deputy Rider.
Sheriff Elmer Tanner