SAN ANGELO, TX – A drug trafficker, attempting to flood the San Angelo streets with the Devil's Lettuce, was stopped by a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper last week just before he could make it town.
According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, last week, a DPS Trooper conducted a traffic stop on a gray passenger car for speeding on US 87.
During the initial conversation, the driver admitted to possessing a small amount of marijuana.
A search of the vehicle revealed the small bag of marijuana and two tetrahydrocannabinol vape pens. Then the trooper checked the trunk and found approximately 19 pounds of marijuana and two firearms without serial numbers.
The driver was arrested and booked into the Tom Green County Jail for possession of marijuana >5 lbs.<=50 lbs., possession of controlled substance, Penalty group 2 >1g and unlawful carry.
In the press release, DPS did not reveal the name of the suspect. A booking report from Nov. 17 indicates that a Dominque House, of Midland, was arrested for the above charges and was released on a $26,000 bond the following day.