Woman arrested after Meth found at Longview motel

Jaime Bautista. Photo Source: Longview Police
Jaime Bautista. Photo Source: Longview Police
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Released by The Longview Police Department:

On January 8, 2012, Officers responded to call at a hotel in the 500 Block of South Access Road.  The caller told Police that they thought there was someone dealing drugs out of a hotel room.  Eyewitnesses told Police that several people were going in and out of a particular room and that the room was getting an excessive amount of phone calls. 

When Police knocked on the door they a spoke with a female, later identified as Jaime Bautista 35, of Longview, who told Police the room was rented to her.  When Officers searched Bautista they located several baggies of suspected Methamphetamine.  Bautista consented for her hotel room to be searched and officers located more suspected narcotics as well as cash, scales, and other drug paraphernalia.  The Methamphetamine weighed approximately 20.9 grams.  Bautista was arrested on a charge of Manufacturing/Delivery of a Controlled Substance, which is a felony offense.  She was transported to the Gregg County Jail and booked in without incident.