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Shelby Co. traffic stop results in 2 arrests, seized meth, 2 handguns

Source: Shelby County Sheriff's Office Source: Shelby County Sheriff's Office
Source: Shelby County Sheriff's Office Source: Shelby County Sheriff's Office
Tony Smith Jr. (Source: Shelby County Sheriff's Office) Tony Smith Jr. (Source: Shelby County Sheriff's Office)
Morgan Magee (Shelby County Sheriff's Office) Morgan Magee (Shelby County Sheriff's Office)
SHELBY COUNTY, TX (KTRE) -

Deputies with the Shelby County Sheriff's office arrested two people and seized about 75 grams of methamphetamine and two handguns following a traffic stop on FM 699 early Saturday morning.

Tony Ray Smith Jr., 31, of Center, and Morgan Ann Magee, 31, of Shelbyville, were both booked into the Shelby County Jail, and each person was charged with possession with the intent to distribute and possession of a controlled substance. Smith was also charged with evading arrest or detention in a vehicle and unlawful carrying of a weapon, and Magee had an outstanding burglary warrant.

Pct. 3 Justice of the Peace Margie Anderson set Smith's collective bail amount at $160,000. Magee's bail amount was set at $150,000.

According to a press release, a Shelby County Sheriff's Office investigator tried to make a traffic stop on a vehicle that was traveling east on FM 699 at about 2:01 a.m. After he turned on his emergency lights, the driver fled and then pulled into a residence on FM 699.

The driver was identified as Smith, and Magee was the passenger. Smith and Magee were found to be in possession of about 75 grams of meth and two handguns. Both suspects were arrested at the scene and transported to the Shelby County Jail.

The investigator was assisted by SCSO deputies, the Texas Department of Public Safety, and the Center Police Department.

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