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Blotter: Man arrested for liquid THC found in vehicle, charged with felony possession

This blotter covers Sept. 9—Sept. 15

A Denton man was arrested on Texas Woman’s University’s campus and charged with felony possession after police three found three vials of liquid THC in his car early Monday morning, according to a police report. 

Campus police pulled over the 20-year-old man, who is not affiliated with the university, in the 500 block of E. University Dr. around 5:25 a.m. Monday after officers saw him driving down Bell Avenue with his headlights off, according to the report. Officers smelled marijuana and conducted a probable-cause search of the vehicle, finding an unspecified amount of marijuana and the vials of liquid THC. The man told police the drugs belonged to a friend, Lt. David Law said. 

He was arrested for possession of a controlled substance between one-fourth of an ounce and 5 pounds—a state jail felony—and transferred to the Denton County Jail. 

Pioneer Hall lot – An 18-year-old man was trespassed from TWU property and a student was cited after officers found marijuana in the man’s car early Friday morning, according to a police report. 

A Department of Public Safety officer approached a car parked in the Pioneer Hall lot around 3:46 a.m. to initiate a welfare check and smelled marijuana. The occupants—the 18-year-old man, who was in the driver’s seat, and an 18-year-old female student—initially told police they were not in possession of anything, but later said they had marijuana in the vehicle, according to the report. 

The officer found a dish with a small amount of marijuana in the vehicle. The man and woman were issued citations for possession of drug paraphilia and the man was issued a trespass warning, Lt. David Law confirmed. 

Response activity – TWU’s Department of Public Safety responded to 614 dispatched and officer-initiated calls between Sept. 9 and Sept. 15. 

Amber Gaudet can be reached via email at agaudet@twu.edu or on Twitter @amb_balam. 

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