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Port Neches traffic stop nets meth; Groves man jailed

PORT NECHES — A Groves man is charged with possession of methamphetamine following a traffic stop in Port Neches on Thursday.
Port Neches Police Officer Aaron Harrell stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation at 12:47 a.m. June 4 in the 700 block of Magnolia Avenue and noticed a passenger acting extremely nervous and requested consent to search the vehicle, according to a press release from the PNPD.
The driver and owner of the vehicle consented to a search of the vehicle and officers recovered three baggies of methamphetamine and two loaded syringes of an unknown substance, that were reportedly claimed by the passenger.
The passenger, 21-year-old Groves resident, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance. Additional charges are pending lab results on the syringes.