Freestone County deputies prevented a man to swallow methamphetamine and a glass pipe while conducting a traffic stop.
On June 2, deputies conducted a traffic stop on FM 80 near FM 833. As deputies were approaching the vehicle, the passenger of the vehicle, identified as James "Eric" Minze attempted to swallow methamphetamine and eat a glass pipe containing the drug.
A struggle with deputies followed. Deputies were able to recover 1.3 grams of the drug from his mouth.
Minze also possessed 6 hydrocodone tablets and drug paraphernalia.
Minze was booked into the Freestone county jail with charges of possession, tampering/fabricating physical evidence, and resisting arrest.
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