LIVINGSTON, TX (KTRE) - A Livingston couple wound up behind bars after police officers allegedlyfound methamphetamine while responding to a 911 call about a woman hidden in the wall of thecouple's home Saturday.
Daniel Homan, 35, and Laura Hollis, 28, both of Livingstonare both charged with possession of a controlled substance between one and fourgrams as well as possession of drug paraphernalia. Hollis has an additionalpublic intoxication charge, and Homan was also charged with possession of marijuana.
According to Lt. Matt Parish with the Livingston PoliceDepartment, officers responded to the 200 block of Allie Bean Drive after they received a call from Hollis who stated there was another woman in thehouse.
"Hollis told officers that her boyfriend was hiding anotherwoman in the wall of their home," Parish said.
Parish said when officers arrived Hollis appeared to beintoxicated and that they could see drugs and drug paraphernalia lying out inthe open.
"Officers discovered a hole in the wall that Hollisallegedly knocked out while looking for this other woman," Parish said. "Theofficers looked in the wall and could not find a woman, but Hollis was insistentthat she was there and told officers that she might have crawled out and goneunder the house. Officers searched there as well but could not find the womanHollis talked about."
"Homan and Hollis both gave officers two and a half grams ofmeth and marijuana was found on Homan when officers searched him prior totransport," Parish said.
Both are being held in the Polk County jail. Hollis has a$2,700 bond while Homan has a $17,100 bond.