NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - Deputies with the Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office arrested a 34-year-old man Tuesday after he was allegedly found to be in possession of a meth pipe, drugs, scales, prescription medication, and other "various drug paraphernalia" during a traffic stop on U.S. Highway 59.
Brandon Ray Sealy, of Nacogdoches, is still being held in the Nacogdoches County Jail on a first-degree felony charge of manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance, a Class A misdemeanor charge of possession of a controlled substance between 3 and 28 grams, and a Class C misdemeanor speeding charge.
Collectively, Sealy's bail was set at $17,500.
According to the arrest affidavit, a NCSO was patrolling Highway 59 South when saw a driver commit several traffic violations including no lights after dark and following at an unsafe distance.
When the deputy made a traffic stop on the vehicle, Sealy allegedly told him that he had a glass water pipe used for smoking methamphetamine. After Sealy gave consent for the deputy to search the vehicle, the deputy allegedly found 8.17 grams of a crystal-like substance divided into individual baggies, scales, prescription medication, and "various drug paraphernalia."
Sealy was arrested at the scene and transported to the Nacogdoches County Jail.