On September 18,, Howe Officer Cory George stopped 27-year-old Paul Garcia on US Highway 75 at Haning for a traffic offense. According to police, the officer smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming from Garcia’s vehicle. George obtained consent to search and ultimately found over a quarter-pound of marijuana, less than a gram of methamphetamine, an open bottle of vodka and drug paraphernalia.
Garcia was arrested for possession of marijuana over four ounces, possession of controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, and open container. He was transported to the Grayson County Jail.