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Traffic stop leads to drug arrest Saturday

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On Saturday, Oct. 28, at approximately 11 p.m., Tyler County deputies were patrolling Highway 190 East near Dam- B. Deputies stopped a passenger car for a traffic violation, and the driver was identified as Ronzie Bankston, 38, of Colmesneil. During a check of Bankston's license, deputies learned that Bankston had an outstanding arrest warrant out of Tyler County. As deputies searched Bankston's vehicle, they discovered a small plastic baggie that contained a crystal-like substance, testing positive for Methamphetamine. taken to the Tyler County Jail charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance "Meth" and Possession of Prohibited Substance in Correctional Facility (Motion to Revoke Probation). Bankston currently remains in the Tyler County Jail.

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