Monday night at about 11:10, Officer Brian Poynor contacted a motorist in the 400 block of Corsicana Avenue for a traffic violation. Officer Poynor was assisted by a K-9 officer during this traffic stop. He contacted a male driver who identified himself by name and date of birth. During the investigation, the K-9 alerted on the vehicle for the presence of narcotics. The driver was subsequently searched and an identification card that belonged to the man displayed a different name and date of birth than was previously provided to Officer Poynor. The ID card had a picture that resembled the driver. Officer Poynor's investigation revealed that the driver had lied about his identity because the subject thought he had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. The driver was arrested on misdemeanor failure to identify.
Tuesday morning at about 12:15, Officer Damien Hutchinson contacted a motorist in the 2700 block of North 18 Street for a traffic violation. Officer Hutchinson contacted a male driver and a male passenger during the traffic stop. Officer Hutchinson was assisted by a K-9 officer during this traffic stop. During the investigation, the K-9 alerted on the vehicle for the presence of narcotics. The occupants and the vehicle were searched. The investigation revealed that the driver was in possession of a tin foil pipe that contained drug residue and that tiny plastic baggies were located in the vehicle. Three packages of suspected synthetic drugs were also located in the vehicle. During the search of the male passenger, Officer Hutchinson observed a plastic baggie in the subject's mouth. Upon command to spit out the baggie, the subject refused. During repeated verbal commands to spit out the baggie, the subject finally spit out a rock-like substance but again refused to spit out the baggie. The subject finally spit out the baggie. The passenger was arrested and taken to county jail where a used glass crack pipe was located concealed on the subject's body. The driver was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia. The passenger was arrested for misdemeanor resisting search and felony tampering with evidence.