Trooper Kevin Burman (right partially blocked) and Sergeant Ronnie Bogany with Livingston P.D. speak to 3 minors (probably about the dangers of drugs).
Driving Around Town With Marijuana (and minors), LIVINGSTON, October 2, 2011 - At approximately 2:35 pm on October 2, 2011, Trooper Kevin Burman with the Texas Highway Patrol was patrolling US-59 feeder in Livingston by Wal-Mart when he observed a black sedan making a right turn off the feeder onto 190 West. According to Burman, the car made a dangerous (and illegal) pass of another vehicle. Burman initiated a traffic stop. The driver (Carmen Bruce Henderson, 32, of Livingston) pulled into the center turning lane (as if turning into the parking lot of Autozone), but threw out a baggie with marijuana. Trooper Burman observed the Henderson's actions and got out of his patrol unit, walked up to the car, pulled Henderson out and cuffed him. Burman was quickly joined by Sergeant Ronnie Bogany and Officer Adam Williford (both with LPD) then had the vehicle moved into the parking lot of Autozone to get the vehicle out of traffic. Burman took his time to speak with the passengers of the car, 3 young minors (Burman was probably telling them about the dangers of drugs).
Henderson was driven to Polk County Jail and booked in for possession of marijuana. At time of press, it is not known to PolkCountyToday.com if other charges will be leveled against Carmen Henderson.
Family showed up for Bruce Henderson (in car and not visible in picture).
When Henderson was removed from the car he suddenly began screaming though Trooper Burman and LPD were doing nothing wrong or improper.
Trooper Burman adjusts Henderson's handcuffs.
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