Dominique Davis, 24, of Houston had 20 lbs. of pot in the car and her 7 year old daughter.
Unsafe Lane Change Leads to Large Marijuana Bust, LIVINGSTON, May 15, 2010 - At approximately 6:55 pm on May 14, 2010 DPS Trooper Shane Granelli was patrolling US-59 North about 1 mile north of Livingston when he spotted a north-bound tan 2001 Mazda sedan driven by Dominique Davis, 24, of Houston. Trooper Granelli noticed Davis make an unsafe lane change and she failed to use her blinker. Granelli pulled the vehicle over and as he approached he smelled the unmistakable scent of burning marijuana. Granelli got consent to search the vehicle and located an overnight bag in the back of the trunk. Granelli pulled the bag from the back of the trunk opened the bag and uncovered 20 lbs. of marijuana. Davis claimed that the hippie lettuce and the car belonged to her god-daughter. Granelli placed Davis under arrest for felony possession of marijuana. On an even sadder note, Davis' 7 year old daughter was in the car as the pot was being smoked. The child was taken into the protection of Child Protective Services. Davis' vehicle was towed by a rollback wrecker from Harwood Wrecker Service and it will be stored at 101 Harwood Drive in Livingston. At time of press, Dominique Davis is behind bars at Polk County Jail in Livingston.
DPS Trooper Shane Granelli with the Texas Highway Patrol examines an overnight bag that was loaded with 20 lbs. of the hippie lettuce.
The marijuana was kept insided a large trash bag and placed in an overnight bag. Trooper Granelli found the large stash in the back of the trunk.
Dominique Davis' 2001 Mazda was towed by Harwood Wrecker Service and will be stored in Livingston.
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