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Mexia police find drugs on suspect during assault arrest

Posted at 8:09 AM, Mar 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-07 09:09:14-05

MEXIA, TX — While arresting a suspect for assault, Mexia police said they found drugs and cash on the man.

On Wednesday afternoon, the suspect ran away from officers as they attempted to arrest him for assault, family violence.

Police said the suspect was caught and found with 13 grams of crack cocaine, a small bag of marijuana and a large sum of cash.

The man was later booked into the Limestone County Jail.