EARLY — Same song, different verse: another traffic stop led to an arrest on drug charges.
Early officer Stephanie Brown arrested Amber Tibbetts, 32, of Evant, on charges of possession of a controlled substance over 200 grams under 400 grams, evidence tampering and possession of a dangerous drug, Brown County Jail records state.
According to Early police:
Brown stopped a vehicle at midnight Monday in the 1400 block of Early Boulevard. The driver was extremely nervous and unable to answer questions consistently. After further investigation Brown searched the vehicle and located several different types of prescription medication — later identified to be sleeping pills, muscle relaxers and some antibiotics — but no prescription.
After searching further, Brown located several items of paraphernalia containing methamphetamine. Brown also located two baggies with methamphetamine in the driver's purse. The driver attempted to destroy some of the methamphetamine by emptying the bag into a soft drink in a cup. Brown took the driver into custody.
Others booked into the Brown County Jail between 8 a.m. Monday and 8 a.m. Tuesday were:
John Adams, 24, May, assault.
Bradley Deschane, 28, Brownwood, motion to adjudicate for possession of marijuana.
Cory Griffin, 40, Burleson, driving with invalid license.
Stephen Miller, 36, Brownwood, driving with invalid license.
Monica Smith, 25, Brownwood, 10-day commitment for theft.