Troopers Arrest Two for Felony Possession of Marijuana, LIVINGSTON, February 3, 2010 - At approximately 8:15 am on February 2, 2010, DPS Sergeant Nita Bowen spotted a U-Haul truck driving north on Business 59 in Livingston. The U-Haul was weaving slightly so Bowen pulled the truck over. DPS Trooper Kevin Burman pulled up moments later to assist Bowen. As they were questioning the driver, Dwight Leroy Jones, 23, of Livingston, and his female passenger, Toni Yvonne Sherwin, 28, of North Carolina, Burman smelled the scent of marijuana smoke. The smell of pot established probable cause, which led to a search of the vehicle. A search of the truck uncovered 6 ounces of marijuana, 30 pipes used to smoke marijuana, and a small amount of methamphetamine. Both Jones and Sherwin were charged with felony possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia. Additionally, Jones was charged with possession of a controlled substance.
Dwight Leroy Jones, 23, of Livingston: Felony possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance
Toni Yvonne Sherwin, 28, of North Carolina: Felony possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia
Six ounces of marijuana found in U-Haul. (A substantial amount)
Trooper Burman located this cannister which contained 30 pipes. The can resonated a heavy, pungent smell of burnt marijuana.
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