UPDATE, NAME RELEASED: The name of the man being arrested in the story below is Troy Anthony Jones, 30, of Missouri City, Texas. Jones was arrested and charged with manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance, and unlawful carrying of a weapon (both felonies). Jones' vehicle was stopped in Seven Oaks on a routine traffic stop. The stop promted a vehicle search which rendered approximately 7 lbs. of cocaine and a glock pistol.
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Troopers Chad Seamans and Allen Stanton search a minivan while Coporal Terry White guards a detained suspect.
Local Trooper Makes Large Cocaine Bust, SEVEN OAKS, October 3, 2012 - At approximately 4:20 pm on October 3, 2012, Trooper Chad Seamans with the Texas Highway Patrol spotted a speeding vehicle on US-59 in the area of Leggett. Seamans initiated at traffic stop and pulled over the late model Chrsyler Town & Country minivan on the north-bound side of 59 in Seven Oaks. Seamans suspected foul play and gained consent to do a vehicle search. Seamans was quickly backed up by fellow Trooper, Allen Stanton and Corporal Terry White with the Polk County Sheriff's Office. Trooper Seamans' hunch was correct as he uncovered approximately 7 lbs. of cocaine and a Glock pistol. The driver of the vehicle (whose name is being withheld at this time) was placed under arrrest and transported to Polk County Jail by Corporal White. The suspect's vehicle was towed from the scene by Clifton Chevrolet out of Corrigan where the vehicle is being held. When the name of the suspect is released, we'll post it right here on PolkCountyToday.com.
Corporal Terry White escorts the driver of the minivan to a unit to be transported to jail after a large amount of cocaine and a hand gun were found in the vehicle.
Trooper Chad Seamans was proud to keep the cocaine from reaching its intended destination.
Around 7 lbs. of cocaine and a glock pistol were uncovered from the suspect vehicle.
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