by Chief of Police Kelly Butler
–On May 4th 2017, Officer Jimmerson conducted a traffic stop in Wortham. The driver had a warrant for his arrest from Limestone County. Officer Jimmerson also smelled Marijuana coming from the car. A search of the person turned up a small amount of Marijuana and a search of the vehicle turned up even more Marijuana. The subject was arrested and taken to the Freestone County jail.
–On April 28th 2017, officer Doty conducted a traffic stop in Wortham. This person had a warrant for his arrest from Texarkana. The driver admitted to smoking Marijuana. A search of the vehicle turned up a large bag of Marijuana. The man was arrested and taken to the Freestone County jail.
–On April 15th 2017, Officer Craig made a traffic stop on IH-45 in Streetman. Officer Craig smelled Marijuana coming from the vehicle. The driver gave consent to search and a small amount of Marijuana was found wrapped in small plastic bags. He also found a battle containing urine. The bottle of urine was to be used to pass a drug test. The man was arrested for possession of Marijuana under 2oz and for a drug falsification device.
From April 1st to May 9th, 2017 Wortham PD has made 14 drug related arrest. Great job guys!