SHERIFF’S WEEKLY REPORT:
On March 7th at 2:15 p.m. Deputy Reshawn Bledsoe was patrolling Hwy 65 near Pickens, when he made a traffic stop on a Brown 2009 Nissan Murano. After making contact with the driver, 31 year old Tremone Clark, of Pioneer Louisiana, Deputy Bledsoe noticed Clark was acting nervously. After smelling the odor of Marijuana and conducting a probable cause search, Deputy Bledsoe discovered four large glass jars filled with Marijuana, that had a combined weight of 1.3 pounds, along with a set of electronic scales. Clark was placed under arrest and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance with intent to deliver. He was incarcerated at the Dumas City Jail.
On 3/10/2023 10:08 p.m. Deputy Wayna Green was patrolling the area of Hwy 65 at Tillar, when he made a traffic stop on Black 2009 Pontiac G6 passenger car, being driven by 20 year old Roger Miles, of Hagerstown Maryland. Upon speaking with the driver Deputy Green smelled the odor of Marijuana emitting from the vehicle. After conducting a probable cause search of the vehicle, Deputy Green discovered 62 grams of Marijuana, and 9 individual Mushrooms (Psilocybin). Miles was placed under arrest and transported to the Dumas City Jail, where he was booked for possession of both a schedule 1, and schedule 6 controlled substance.
On 3/12/2023 at 10:10 p.m. Deputy Brandon Posey was dispatched to Hwy 54 near Taylor’s Steak House, in reference to a subject being passed out in a vehicle, that was blocking the Highway. Upon arrival Deputy Posey discovered 36 year old Carlos Mondradon, asleep behind the wheel of his truck, with his foot on the brake, and an open 12 pack of beer on the seat beside him. After finally waking the subject up and removing him from the vehicle, Deputy Posey eventually arrested Mondragon for Driving While Intoxicated. He was transported to the Dumas City Jail. There, Deputy Posey administered a breath test. Mondragon registered .22, which is nearly three times the legal limit.
On 3/11/2023 at 3:30 a.m. Deputy Wayna Green was dispatched to Hwy 208 in Halley, in regard to a tractor being driven around, that could have possibly been stolen. Upon arrival Deputy Green located a John Deere 8295R. The tractor had been driven out of a field, down Hwy 208, then returned to the same turn road that it had been removed from. Possible suspect information was developed, and the case is under further investigation. ATTENTION TO ALL FARMERS IN THE HALLEY AREA: There may be a subject joy riding in tractors. We hope this was an isolated incident. However, should you discover any equipment tampered with, contact the Sheriff’s Office. Deputies will be patrolling the area.
During the course of property checks last week, Deputies discovered three unsecured doors on Farm Shops and a business.