NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - Nacogdoches Police officers arrested two men on a variety of felony and misdemeanor charges Wednesday night after methamphetamine, marijuana, and a shotgun were found in their pickup during a traffic stop on North Street.
Jimmy Jack Turner, 44, and Jeffrey Shain Turner, 22, both of Nacogdoches, are still being held in the Nacogdoches jail. No bond has been set at this time.
Jimmy Turner was charged with three felonies - possession of a controlled substance between 4 and 200 grams, unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon, and burglary of a habitation. He was also charged with driving with license suspended, a Class B misdemeanor. Jeffrey Turner was charged possession of a controlled substance less than 1 gram, felony, and possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana, a Class B misdemeanor.
According to Sgt. Greg Sowell of the Nacogdoches Police Department, a Chevrolet pickup driven by Jimmy Turner was stopped for a traffic violation in the 800 block of North Street at about 11:12 p.m. Wednesday. Jeffrey Turner was a passenger.
When the NPD officer searched the vehicle, a substance believed to be methamphetamine was found on Jimmy Turner and inside the pickup. Marijuana and a shotgun were also located. Both men were arrested at the scene and transported to the Nacogdoches County Jail.