Police charge wrong-way driver with drug offense

Police in Lufkin, Texas have arrested a man on a drug charge after he was found driving on the wrong side of the road.

According to Lufkin Police, the 34-year-old man attempted to pass 20 cars on the wrong side of the road. The cars were stopped at a traffic light when the man tried to pass them. A police officers spotted this and chased the man down until he stopped.

The man was arrested and shortly after, police found .2 grams of cocaine in the vehicle. The man was booked into jail and charged with reckless driving, possession of a controlled substance and evading arrest.

Drug charges can change a person’s life in a negative way. If you or a loved one has been charged with a serious crime, you need experienced representation on your side. Contact the Dallas drug offense lawyers of the law office of Mark T. Lassiter by calling (214) 845-7007.

Woman arrested on drug charges, found by police through text messages

A Texas woman was charged with drug charges after she was sending text messages to who she thought was a drug customer but was really a police officer.

The woman thought that she was scheduling a meeting with a customer in West Gentry Parkway, the woman had put the wrong number in her phone and began texting the officer instead. The police officer began to text the woman back and acted as if he wanted to buy marijuana from her.

The woman then told the officer where to meet and what car she would be in. The officer watched the woman in the parking lot and then pulled her over as she left the parking lot acting as if it was a routine traffic stop. Deputies than found marijuana in the vehicle. She was then charged and taken to jail.

If you or a loved one has been arrested for drug charges, you need experienced representation on your side. Contact the Dallas drug offenses lawyers of the law office of Mark T. Lassiter by calling (214) 845-7007.

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