Bowie County Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest Two on Pot Charges
The Bowie County Sheriff's Office made two drug arrests Saturday night.Sgt. Chris Allison, Deputy Nick Moses and Deputy Kenny McMillen went to a residence in the 4400 block of Trexler Road on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 10:08 p.m. to investigate multiple complaints of drug activity.
Authorities say the homeowner acknowledged he was aware that his daughter occasionally smokes marijuana and he subsequently granted deputies consent to search his home. He informed law enforcement officials that one of his daughters was not home, but that the other one was in her bedroom.
Deputies met with the woman on the porch of the home and she allegedly admitted to using marijuana daily and granted the deputies consent to search her room. According to officials, she told deputies she wanted to be cooperative with their investigation and agreed to show them where she kept her marijuana.
Sgt. Allison recovered a plastic container from the room that allegedly contained 16 bags of marijuana. Two glass jars containing marijuana also were recovered, according to the sheriff's office.
Forty-nine-year-old Leann Braley was arrested for Possession of Marijuana Over Four Ounces and Under Five Pounds. She was transported to the Bi-State jail where her bond was later set at $15,000 by Judge Nancy Talley.
Meanwhile, Deputy Moses waited for the other daughter to return home. When she did, he reportedly received consent to search her room. Sheriff's officials say Deputy Moses located a glass jar containing marijuana, a glass jar containing partially burned marijuana cigarettes and marijuana paraphernalia.
Forty-seven-year-old Deanna Evans was then arrested for Possession of Marijuana Under Two Ounces. She was booked into the Bi-State Jail. Her bond has been set at $3,000 by Judge Nancy Talley.
The investigation into this matter continues.